# Directory `macros/latex/contrib/basicarith`

README

+AMDG This document is copyright 2014 by Donald P. Goodman, and is released publicly under the LaTeX Project Public License. The distribution and modification of this work is constrained by the conditions of that license. See http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt for the text of the license. This document is released under version 1.3 of that license, and this work may be distributed or modified under the terms of that license or, at your option, any later version. This work has the LPPL maintenance status 'maintained'. The Current Maintainer of this work is Donald P. Goodman (dgoodmaniii@gmail.com). This work consists of the files basicarith.ins and basicarith.dtx, along with derived files basicarith.sty and basicarith.pdf. basicarith provides macros for typesetting basic arithmetic, in the style typically found in textbooks. It focuses on the American style of performing these algorithms. It is written mostly in low-level TeX; the goal is to have it run in either plain TeX or LaTeX, but there are two constructions that currently prevent this. It is highly configurable, with macros and lengths described in the documentation. This package should run properly on any properly running LaTeX system. It's been tested specifically with TeXLive on Linux (3.2.0 kernel).

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## basicarith – Macros for typesetting basic arithmetic

The package provides macros for typesetting basic arithmetic, in the style typically found in textbooks. It focuses on the American style of performing these algorithms.

It is written mostly in low-level TeX, with the goal that it should run in either plain TeX or LaTeX, but there are two constructions that currently prevent this. It is highly configurable, with macros and lengths described in the documentation.

Package | basicarith |

Version | 1.1 |

Licenses | The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3 |

Maintainer | Donald P. Goodman |

Contained in | TeX Live as basicarith MiKTeX as basicarith |

Topics | Arithmetic Calculation |