# Arithmetic/Introduction to Operations

There are four basic *operators*, which are used to work with numbers for uses besides counting. They are:

- addition
- subtraction
- multiplication (The symbols * and
**⋅**are also used to multiply) - division (The symbol / is also used to divide)

## AdditionEdit

Addition is the total of two numbers. For example:

## SubtractionEdit

Subtraction is the opposite of addition, which is the taking away of one number from another. For example:

## MultiplicationEdit

Multiplication is the adding of a number a certain number of times. So:

etc.

## DivisionEdit

Division is the splitting of a number into a number of equal parts. For example: