arithmetic
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "arithmetical" in the sense shown in 3).
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (field of study)
a. la aritmética
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Carl was never any good at arithmetic when he was a kid.De pequeño, a Carl no se le daba muy bien la aritmética.
2. (calculations)
a. los cálculos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The arithmetic is pretty easy, provided that you know how to add fractions.Los cálculos son bastante fáciles, siempre que sepas sumar fracciones.
b. las cuentas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This plan is never going to work. Just do the arithmetic.Este plan no va a funcionar. No tienes más que hacer cuentas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to maths)
a. aritmético
Children learn the basic arithmetic operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.Los niños aprenden las operaciones aritméticas elementales: adición, sustracción, multiplicación y división.
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arithmetic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (calculations)
a. la cálculos mpl, aritmética
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (subject)
a. la aritmética
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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arithmetic
noun
[əˈrɪθmətɪk] aritmética (f)
adjective
[ˌærɪθˈmetɪk] aritmético
arithmetic progression progresión (f) aritmética
modifier
[ˌærɪθˈmetɪk]
arithmetic mean (n) media (f) aritmética
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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I cannot grasp arithmetic
no puedo comprender la aritmética
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