calculation collocations and examples

 UK /ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

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numbers that you calculate


Adjectives frequently used with calculation
types of calculation: actuarial, arithmetical, astronomical, financial, mathematical, numerical, statistical, theoreticalHow could he carry out difficult mathematical calculations without being able to see?complicated: complex, complicated, detailedHe is able to do complex calculations in his head.simple: basic, quick, simple, straightforwardThe problems set will involve simple calculations and logical reasoning.accurate: accurate, correct, exact, preciseAnimals are weighed to ensure accurate drug dosage calculation.not exact/not correct: approximate, crude, incorrect, roughHowever, that figure is just a rough calculation.
Verbs frequently used with calculation
do a calculation: carry out, complete, do, perform, undertakeHe sat performing painstaking calculations by hand.check a calculation or do it again: check, double-check, redo, revise, verifyStudents are aware of the stategy of checking a calculation, but unwilling to make the effort required.
 
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