calculation

noun
1 act of calculating/sum calculated
ADJECTIVE
accurate, correct, exact, precise

an exact calculation of the amount spent so far

Your calculations are correct.

incorrect, wrong

It turned out that our calculations were incorrect.

approximate, rough

Even a rough calculation shows that you have spent too much.

complex, complicated, detailed
simple
quick
mental
arithmetical (esp. BrE), mathematical, numerical, statistical
economic, financial
VERB + CALCULATION
do, make, perform

She did a rapid calculation in her head.

We cannot make a precise calculation of the price until we have all the costs.

base on sth

The calculations are based on average annual data.

PHRASES
a method of calculation
2 careful planning to get what you want
ADJECTIVE
cold, cool, rational
… OF CALCULATION
act

an act of cold calculation


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