Outline of arithmetic

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to arithmetic:

Arithmetic – considered the oldest and most elementary branch of mathematics that is used by almost everyone, arithmetic is also an important part of many higher level mathematics courses, and it actually encompasses a wide variety of material. It is used for tasks ranging from simple day-to-day counting to advanced science and business calculations. It involves the study of quantity, especially as the result of operations that combine numbers. In common usage, it refers to the simpler properties when using the traditional operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with smaller values of numbers.

What type of thing is arithmetic?[edit]

Arithmetic can be described as:

A branch of science, specifically formal science

The four symbols that are commonly used in arithmetic

Essence of arithmetic[edit]

History of arithmetic[edit]

Main article: History of arithmetic

Arithmetic operations and related concepts[edit]

Types of numbers[edit]

Elementary statistics[edit]

Other basic concepts[edit]

Modern arithmetic[edit]

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