# work out (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb *work out (3)*

## Meaning

to find the solution to a numerical problem

## Synonym

*calculate, figure out, nut out (Australian, informal)*

## For example

**work out sth**There are five of us and the bill is $72.00. Can you work out how much we each have to pay?**work sth out**Have you worked it out yet?

Nouns often used as objects with **work out (3)**: *answer, solution, total, result *

## Quick Quiz

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Contributor: Matt Errey