calculation

Definition

noun
the answer to a problem in mathematics
ExampleAccording to my calculations, we have six months' stock left.
Usage
we are £20,000 out in our calculations
we have made a mistake in our calculations and arrived at a figure which is £20,000 too much or too little

Use calculation in a sentence

According to my calculation if we make this product we should make a good amount of profit for the company

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According to my calculation if the stock market keeps dropping at the current rate I will lose my initial investment within days.

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Looking around the room, Janet tried to make a calculation of how much money the previous occupant must have spent on decorating the front hall alone.

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