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do the maths

1. Literally, to do a bit of arithmetic calculation. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland. Well, let's just do the maths to see if you have enough in your savings account to afford a new car.
2. To do figure out or put together information for oneself. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland. Do the maths—can't you see that he's just using you to get ahead in the company?
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I would like to say a big thank you to those who made the event possible and especially to maths magician Martin Duffy who entertained the children with his maths magic and the charity CoCo for their amazing giant African maths logic games.
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And from this term, we have brought in a dedicated maths hour as well.
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A recent survey carried out on behalf of the Welsh Government's Education Begins At Home campaign found that seven out of 10 parents with young children use maths on a daily basis, yet three in 10 admitted to expressing negative views about maths and numbers.
A recent survey carried out on behalf of the Welsh Government's Education Begins At Home campaign found that seven in 10 parents with young children use maths on a daily basis, yet three in 10 admitted to expressing negative views about maths and numbers.