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algorithm

algorithm  

A documented series of steps which leads to the transformation of some data. For example, in order to calculate the sum of a series of numbers a possible algorithm would involve repeatedly adding the ...
calculate

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To work out the value of a mathematical or arithmetical procedure, or the output of an algorithm.
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calculating geniuses  

The term ‘calculating genius’ describes anyone strikingly more able than normal to do numerical calculations mentally. Since the term is relative to what is regarded as normal, it is applied ...
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A device for performing arithmetical calculations or algebraic manipulations. The earliest example is the abacus. Hand-held electronic calculators now have the computational powers of the early ...

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