As clear as it sounds, a running total is described as the summation of sequence of numbers which is updated each time a new value or number is added to the sequence. Although the concept looks quite simple, how much can you say that you know about it? Try our quiz and find out.
Addition
Partial sum
Summation
Algebra
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to substract the entire sequence each time.
It allows the sequence to be stated at any point in time without having a total
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to multiply the entire sequence each time
It allows the total to be stated at any point in time without having to sum the entire sequence each time.
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A difference
A running difference
A statement
A rolling difference
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+b)-f(x+a)
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+b)
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(x+a)
It is a mathematical expression of the form f(b)-f(a)
Cash registers
Calculators
TV
A watch
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It is a description of the operation of dividing infinitely many quantities to a given ending quantity
It is a description of the operation of removing infinitely many quantities to a given starting quantity
It is a description of the operation of adding infinitely many quantities to a given starting quantity
It is a description of the operation of substracting infinitely quantities to a given starting quantity