Do the phrasal verbs in the title only mean "to add up"? Or can they mean "any mathematical calculation"?


This price works out at(comes out at) $30 per week.

Or should it only be:

The fares work out at/comes out to $500.

Is it natural to use it for any mathematical calculation like division, multiplication or subtraction?


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Yes, come out to/at sth describes a result after any mathematical operation.

An example of division would be

A 10-month program costs $2000, which comes out to $50 a week.

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