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# CLAA Arithmetic I

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Question | Answer |
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What is Mathematics? | Mathematics is the study of Quantity. |

What is Quantity? | Quantity is any thing that may be increased or diminished. |

What are the two kinds of Quantity? | The two kinds of Quantity are Multitudes and Magnitudes. |

What is a Multitude? | A Multitude is a quantity consisting of disconnected parts, as three stones or seven coins. It may be also called a "Discontinued Quantity". |

What are the two kinds of Multitude? | The two kinds of Multitude are Absolute and Relative. |

What is Absolute Multitude? | Absolute multitude is multitude viewed by itself, with no relation to anything else, as even, odd, perfect, and so on. |

What is Relative Multitude? | Relative multitude is multitude viewed in relation to something else, as greater, smaller, half, double, and so on. |

By what method do we study Absolute Multitude? | We study Absolute multitude in Arithmetic. |

By what method do we study Relative Multitude? | We study Relative multitude in Music. |

What is a Magnitude? | Magnitude is a quantity that is whole and continuous, as a field, a circle, the universe, and so on. It is also called a "Continuous Quantity". |

What are the two kinds of Magnitude? | The two kinds of Magnitude are Magnitude at Rest and Magnitude in Motion. |

By what method do we study Magnitude at Rest? | We study Magnitude at Rest in Geometry. |

By what method do we study Magnitude in Motion? | We study Magnitude in Motion in Astronomy. |

What then are the four Mathematical Arts? | The four Mathematical arts are: Arithmetic, Music, Geometry and Astronomy. |

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