add (something) together

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add (something) together

To calculate the sum or total of multiple items. Can you take these receipts and add the totals together for me?
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add something together

to sum or total two or more things. Add these two together and tell me what you get.
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The ascensional force of the new balloon was then about three thousand pounds, and, in adding together the weight of the apparatus, of the passengers, of the stock of water, of the car and its accessories, and putting aboard fifty gallons of water, and one hundred pounds of fresh meat, the doctor got a total weight of twenty-eight hundred and thirty pounds.
Among other things, he found that the height of the building was seventy-four feet, but on adding together the heights of all the separate rooms, and making every allowance for the space between, which he ascertained by borings, he could not bring the total to more than seventy feet.
The daily rankings of the race will be calculated on the basis of the times recorded at all of the checkpoints, while the overall rankings will be determined by adding together the times recorded at each stage of the marathon in the individual standings.
I NOTE that the EU has created its own Olympic medal table and, by adding together the medal haul of all EU member nations, has boasted that the EU is on top of the medals table ahead of the USA.
The project was being constructed by the Chinese companies, he said, adding together with it, other road infrastructure projects under CPEC would help Pakistan improve its transport system and facilitate people.
Adding together all the votes cast in the four constituencies in Kirklees, UKIP polled 27,411 votes.
What total would you obtain by adding together the Roman numerals CM + XC + LX?
The sum was calculated by adding together the cost of youth crime, unemployment benefits and lost productivity.
By adding together arbitrary parametric control of the shape and the ability to make changes without re-meshing, Sculptor is a tool which makes design optimization in CFD not only a possibility but reality.
Mr Hinge's 55pc was presumably obtained by adding together the Lords' and Commons' votes, a mathematically dubious summing of unlike entities.
Adding together all four pre-testing sessions, 145 students participated and took 278 pre-test examination sections.
Such a pattern indicates that rebounding electron waves are adding together at some locations along the nanotubes while canceling each other out at others.
Not only did that delay response to gauge variations, but it meant measuring two thicknesses of film, adding together the thicknesses of two points several inches apart on the bubble.
Adding together every hour of entertainment he's produced for ``Dynasty,'' ``Melrose Place,'' ``Beverly Hills, 90210,'' ``Charlie's Angels,'' ``The Love Boat,'' ``The Mod Squad'' and ``Hart to Hart,'' among others, you would need 125 days and nights to sit through it all.
Then the board computed the candidate's interview score by adding together the scores given by each interviewer and dividing by 5.