Total
The total is all of a quantity or amount.
Example 
In all, 27 students were going on a field trip. Five students could ride in each car. What was the total number of cars needed? 
27 / 5 = 5 with a remainder of 2 
The total number of cars needed was 6 
Total can also mean "sum" or "to find the sum." 
The total (sum) of 2 + 3 is 5 
Total (find the sum of) the following numbers: 
5 + 3 + 2 + 8 

Related word totality.