arithmeticnoun [U]uk /əˈrɪθ.mə.tɪk/ us /-t̬ɪk/
- What does all that add up to? I'm afraid my mental arithmetic isn't very good.
- These kids have had seven years in school and they can't even do some simple arithmetic!
- She was taught reading, writing and arithmetic at the village school.
- He tried to do his tax form but he couldn't work out all the arithmetic.
- I couldn't work in a post office - there is too much arithmetic involved!