# Computer Programming/Mathematical calculations

## Simple ArithmeticEdit

Most any programming language can use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division between Computer programming/Variables to put the results into new Variables. Watch out for risk of **Divide by Zero**, which can give serious indigestion to some programming languages.

## Date MathEdit

Many programming languages can calculate the number of days weeks months between two dates, provided the dates are defined using consistent Computer programming/Types.

## Higher MathEdit

Some programming languages can compute values using mathematics beyond simple arithmetic, such as Square Roots, Sine, Cosine, Logarithms, Imaginary Numbers.

## See alsoEdit

If you want to know more you should read the sister article Ada Programming/Mathematical calculations which is a lot more elaborate.