算 means 'calculate'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 481   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 37    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 406 words   Used in 45 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    そろ calculate, divining, number, abacus, probability
⿱   () bamboo  ⿱   eye   twenty  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 算 is used 12 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 算 is used 400 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
サン : 273 words FIND ALL
1. calculation; reckoning; count
2. forecast
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サン (read as ざん) : 121 words FIND ALL
calculation with abacus
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そろ : 6 words FIND ALL
electronic calculator combined with a soroban
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An additional 6 less common words include 算 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 142 (originally: 128)  Joy o' Kanji : 128  Key to Kanji: 399 

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サン    calculate   
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twenty; two hands   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
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