addition

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addition is part of the Basic English 850.

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Singular
addition

Plural
additions

File:plus.jpg
A plus sign, symbol of addition
Addition
  1. (uncountable); (mathematics) The part of arithmetic where numbers are added together.
    He learned addition quickly.
    An example of addition is 2+2=4.
  2. (uncountable) The act of adding something.
    The addition of 5 more topics will make the meeting very long and boring.
  3. (countable) Anything that is added.
    He put an addition on the house.

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Basic math (edit)

arithmetic - algebra

addition - subtraction - multiplication - division

exponent - square root - fraction

least common multiple - greatest common factor