Definition of arithmetical in English:

arithmetical

adjective

  • See arithmetic

    • ‘Babylonian mathematics went far beyond arithmetical calculations.’
    • ‘He has two types of algebra, arithmetical algebra and symbolic algebra.’
    • ‘In this Thabit deals with arithmetical operations applied to ratios of geometrical quantities.’
    • ‘The necessary background mathematical tools are then introduced such as the arithmetical operations on sexagesimal fractions and the trigonometric functions.’
    • ‘Mahler regretted that, apart from his own work, little interest had been shown by 20th century mathematicians in the study of arithmetical properties of decimal expansions.’

Pronunciation

arithmetical

/ˌarɪθˈmɛtɪk(ə)l/