Updated: 10/18/2022 by Computer Hope
arithmetic operator

Arithmetic is a branch of mathematics that deals with the operations performed on numbers, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponentiation, and roots.

With a computer, the arithmetic operations are handled by the ALU (arithmetic logic unit) performing calculations on binary numbers. For the computer user, arithmetic operations are often done using a calculator, programming language, or spreadsheet.

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