Translation of sum in Spanish:


cuenta, n.

Pronunciation /sʌm//səm/


  • 1

    (in general) cuenta feminine
    (addition) suma feminine
    (addition) adición feminine formal
    I'll have to do my sums tengo que hacer cuentas / cálculos
    • she's very good at sums es muy buena en aritmética
    • The thesis contains a different proof of the fact just shown by Lefschetz that for any closed manifold the sum of the indices of a generic vector field is a topological invariant, namely the Euler characteristic.
    • He also worked on number theory proving in 1770 that every positive integer is the sum of four squares.
    • Are there any bases where the Fibonacci numbers with a sum of their base B digits equal to their index numbers form an infinite series?
    • Before committing to a tax-designated property investment, do your sums carefully.
    • Amicable numbers come in pairs in which each number is the sum of the proper divisors of the other.
    • Do your sums - it was what we found most surprising when we stopped owning a car a few years ago.
    • His philosophy of arithmetic captures little more than simple sums and differences, what is learned in elementary school.
    • You saw crates of certain sizes, and then you would do your sums and then do your deductions from that.
    • This came out of an investigation he was carrying out into when a ternary quartic form could be represented as the sum of five fourth powers of linear forms.
    • Finally work out the left most sum in the same way and again place the resulting addition one place to the left under the 486.
    • For some reason, they especially relate to sums and differences and multiples of 9.
    • The reason, as the Doves found out, is simple: the sums simply don't add up for care home owners.
    • If you win by getting rid of all of your cards, you score a bonus of 25 in addition to the sum of the points in the other players' hands.
    • Unfortunately A level maths means that those kinds of normal sums are beyond me.
    • I need to do my sums carefully to ensure that I can afford a new property (and all the other connected costs) in the first place!
    • Inflation has fallen close to eurozone levels while the Budget sums are also pretty solid.
    • By programming it yourself for about half an hour you could actually get it to multiply two single figure sums together!
    • He stated that any even integer can be written as the sum of two primes and every odd integer is either a prime or the sum of three primes.
    • Based on the evidence, it's reasonable to suppose that no whole number is the sum of more than nine cubes.
    • And the integration of numbers and simple sums adds to the overall experience of the book.
    • An odd perfect number is defined to be an odd integer that is equal to the sum of its proper divisors.
    • Okay, so they can do their sums, but they still need to sharpen up on their cricket.
    • As about 905% of the radiolabel was found in the soluble fraction, data given in the graph are the sum of both fractions.
    • Fermat had asked for a cube n such that the sum of the divisors of n is a square, and a square n such that the sum of the divisors of n is a cube.
    • A more careful analysis can be given to show that the sum of this series is 23.10345, to five decimal places.
    • It dealt with the sum of integrals of a given algebraic function.
    • Have you ever wondered why your children seem to do their sums upside-down nowadays?
    • His first job, when he was 18, was in an insurance company, meticulously recording sums and figures.
    • She said: ‘I still have to do my sums and see if it is still a possibility for me.’
    • Find a right triangle having the property that the hypotenuse equals the sum of one leg plus the altitude on the hypotenuse.
    • In fact the Egyptians only had fractions of this type and if the answer had not involved a unit fraction then the Egyptians would have written the fractional part as the sum of unit fractions.
    • If all three red edges get used, then the total cycle length is the sum of three even numbers, plus 3.
    • They can go on to our website, do their sums, and they're ready to go.
    • Dyscalculic children are born with an inability to do even the simplest sums.
    • In it Vinogradov proved that every sufficiently large odd integer can be expressed as the sum of three primes.
    • A perfect number is defined to be one which is equal to the sum of its aliquot parts.
    • Unfortunately, bankers and investment analysts took it seriously - unable, it seems, to do simple sums.
    • Let's look at the sums: what level of compensation do the labels, studios and artists need to make it worthwhile?
    • Using these he was able to prove a weak form of the Goldbach's conjecture showing that every number is the sum of 20 primes.
    • In contrast, the sum of the reciprocals of all primes diverges.
  • 2

    • 2.1(total, aggregate)

      suma feminine
      total masculine
      that's the sum (total) of my knowledge eso es todo lo que sé

  • 3

    (of money)
    suma (de dinero) feminine
    cantidad (de dinero) feminine
    she spends vast sums on clothes gasta muchísimo (dinero) en ropa
    • The upshot was it failed to set aside sufficient sums to cover its pension guarantees, in the event that economic conditions moved dramatically against the company.
    • In 1997 the government paid out hefty sums to war veterans, a move that was blamed for putting a strain on the country's economy.
    • In any event Mr Graham, it is a reasonable figure and I am going to order that your client pay the costs in the sum of £3,748.
    • In the meantime, on 25 July 2003 the respondent filed a summons seeking an order for security for costs in the sum of $80,000.
    • Is it right to spend vast sums of money funding expensive conferences?
    • That is because unlike in years past, buyers at this level can now borrow large sums in the form of mortgages.
    • Even higher risk are products such as derivatives where investors put up only a small margin of the overall investment amount but are liable for the total sum should the market move against them.
    • In addition to this sum, the loan borrowings of Stoneworth are guaranteed by often-maligned Fitzwilton.
    • Through your generosity the sum of €870 was raised.
    • I will order the appellant to pay costs in the sum of £4,500.
    • Most Japanese currently hold large sums of money in secure savings accounts that yield zero interest.
    • By comparison, in the US, this sum amounts to 6 percent.
    • Visiting anglers pay large sums to fish such prime salmon beats but without offering privacy, proprietors will see little return on their investments.
    • So there will be an order for the payment of the claimant's costs in the sum of £12, 687.98.
    • In addition to this sum, Alstom are to pay interest at 9% pa calculated in accordance with this decision.
    • The conman asks the person contacted to contribute a small sum of money to speed up the release of the funds.
    • Of course it also paid substantial sums to shareholders in the form of dividends and also paid rich salaries to its top executives.
    • If it cannot prove that children from the most chaotic families arrive at the age of five ready to learn, future politicians will not be inclined to pay out large sums to keep it going.
    • I consider in the absence of greater detail, and taking into account the applicant's status and ability to pay the costs, that the sum of £1500 is reasonable in the circumstances.
    • It's not known how much all this has cost but the sum of $100 million has been bandied about.