arithmetic expression


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arithmetic expression

(1) One or more characters or symbols associated with arithmetic, such as 1+2=3 or 8*6.

(2) In programming, a non-text expression.
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This format provides little information regarding the relationships between entities, the translation of information from problem statement to arithmetic expression, and the concepts and procedures required to evaluate an expression.
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An important aspect of calculator use is that it structures arithmetic expressions in specific ways dependent on the logic system used, and consequently the behaviour of a calculator is often at variance with the computational procedures pupils have been taught.
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