# missing-whitespace-around-arithmetic-operator (E226)

Derived from the **pycodestyle** linter.

Fix is always available.

This rule is unstable and in preview. The `--preview`

flag is required for use.

## What it does

Checks for missing whitespace arithmetic operators.

## Why is this bad?

According to PEP 8, there should be one space before and after an arithmetic operator (+, -, /, and *).

## Example

Use instead: