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computation

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːmpjuˈteɪʃən; ˌkɒmpjuːˈteɪʃən/

Translation of computation in Spanish:

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  • cálculo (masculine), cómputo (masculine) the figure is correct by my computation la cifra es correcta según mis cálculos their wealth is beyond computation su fortuna es incalculable
    Example sentences
    • The text recognizes the essential role that computation plays in both mathematics and biology.
    • I devote a lot of my time to thinking about the relationship between mathematics and computation.
    • He also wrote Golasara which is written in fifty-six Sanskrit verses and shows how mathematical computations are used to calculate astronomical data.

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