IN MATH: 1. n. total; result of an addition. v. to add. EX. Teachers once required students to do their sums.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.

APPLICATION: See list 40.

"Do these sums" -- Add.
1.) Find the total when two and one-third is added to four and two-thirds.
2.) 7.6 + 9 + 8.42

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