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number work

noun
  1. simple arithmetic and similar mathematical procedures as used and studied at primary levelAlso called (esp formerly): sums
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  • "A lot, I guess," said Flossie, who forgot all about the number-work she had studied for a little while in school.

    The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City

    Laura Lee Hope