figuring

noun
problem solving that involves numbers or quantities (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑calculation, ↑computation, ↑reckoning
Derivationally related forms: ↑reckon (for: ↑reckoning), ↑figure, ↑computational (for: ↑computation), ↑compute (for: ↑computation), ↑calculate (for: ↑calculation)
Hypernyms: ↑problem solving
Hyponyms:

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