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number work

noun
1.
simple arithmetic and similar mathematical procedures as used and studied at primary level Also called (esp formerly) sums
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  • The value of weaving in number work is also admirably set forth in this book.

    Hand-Loom Weaving

    Mattie Phipps Todd
  • "Now the class in number work will recite," said the owl teacher, as she took a piece of blue chalk and went to the blackboard.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
  • They did number work, counting their chickens and multiplying their eggs with sober intentness.

    The Shadow

    Mary White Ovington

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