Another word that’s useful in math class, in business settings and elsewhere is that for calculation – חִשּׁוּב. This word is the noun form of the active-intensive פִּעֵל verb, לְחַשֵּׁב.
.הַחוֹקֵר מַדְפִּיס אֶת כָּל הַחִשּׁוּבִים שֶׁלּוֹ בְּדַף אֶחָד The researcher is printing all of the calculations on one page. When not vocalized, the word חִשּׁוּב appears as חישוב, so it can be distinguished from the word for important – חָשׁוּב or חשוב.
As for calculator, see this entry.
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