Five binary arithmetic operators and two unary arithmetic operators can be used in arithmetic expressions. They are represented by specific characters that must be preceded by a space and followed by a space.

Binary Arithmetic Operators | Meaning |
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+ | Addition |

- | Subtraction |

* | Multiplication |

/ | Division |

** | Exponentiation |

Unary Arithmetic Operators | Meaning |
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+ | The effect of multiplication by numeric literal +1 |

- | The effect of multiplication by numeric literal -1 |