crunch the numbers


crunch the numbers
 Calculate the cost, price, value.
 ► “Besides being easy to use, the applications have to be able to crunch the numbers quickly and accurately and present data graphically.” (InfoWorld, Sept. 24, 1994, p. 89)

American business jargon. 2014.

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