arithmetical arithmetical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or involving arithmetic

Usage(s):

  1. Obsessed with a sense of guilt and fears of insanity and death, Johnson prescribed his own remedy for fits of melancholia: busying himself with involved arithmetical problems.
  2. Another test, in which numbered arithmetical symbols must be put in correspondingly numbered spaces, produced a paradoxical result.
  3. They falter in simple arithmetical processes.

News

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    on July 17, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. Mr Heathcoat-Amory said: "The repayment was delayed by an arithmetical error in the original assessment by Sir Thomas Legg, but was made this week."
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: David Heathcoat-Amory Source: BBC News

  2. "I particularly liked his theorem [which] asserts that there are arbitrary long arithmetical progressions in the prime numbers. An apparently useless theorem, but one which is very appealing especially if you like prime numbers," Sarnak said in...
    on Aug 22, 2006 By: Peter Sarnak Source: Princeton University The Daily Princetonian

  3. "The symbol -1 is beyond the power of arithmetical computation," wrote Robert Woodhouse, another Cambridge mathematician, in 1801.
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Robert Woodhouse Source: Economist

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