**arithmetic.operators**Definition/BASIC Program

# arithmetic.operators

Command | arithmetic.operators Definition/BASIC ProgramApplicable release versions: AP, R83 |
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Category | BASIC Program (486) |

Description | add, subtract, multiply, and divide numeric operands in arithmetic expressions. The simplest arithmetic expression is a single numeric constant, variable, or function. More complex arithmetic expressions may combine two or more expressions using an arithmetic operator. If a string value is used in an arithmetic expression, the Pick/BASIC runtime package attempts to convert it into a number. If it fails, "0" (zero) is used and a warning displays. |

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Example | total = (invoice.amount - discount) + tax |

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Related |
basic.precision basic.arithmetic.expressions basic.precedence basic.= basic.- basic.*= basic.+= basic.-= basic./= basic.:= basic.+ basic.*.multiply |