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noun as in gallstone

noun as in mathematics

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Forget 30 snowboarders with a normal probability distribution — even just three snowboarders with a uniform probability distribution was a challenge, requiring some hefty calculus and order statistics.

His school system has been all-virtual since March, and as Jara sees it, mental health should now be factored into the calculus about reopening schools.

Faced with that calculus, many other pregnant health care workers have chosen to get vaccinated.

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We’re talking about an optional sporting spectacle, not some essential service to -humanity, and when you throw public health into the mix, the calculus can become uncouth pretty quick.

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The pandemic may have changed that calculus, though cuts will be hard to come by.

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Hongkongers aren't asking to secede from China, but Beijing's faulty calculus is only alienating the city.

She jumped at the chance to watch RT, or jumped at the chance to skip calculus homework.

Instead the real defining issue—class—does not fit so easily into the current political calculus.

With other emerging allies the calculus is trickier and leaves less margin for error.

Politics also played a role in the calculus of the Arab Muslims who supported ISIS.

Considerable hemorrhages from the bladder may occur in vesical calculus, tuberculosis, and newgrowths.

You,” said I. “You drive a nail as if it were an abstruse problem in differential calculus.

Besides these general theorems of formul, what remains in the algebraical calculus is the resolution of equations.

Then wait till you see him cut for calculus, or perform for hernia.

Then he dived into differential calculus and philosophical abstrusities.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calculus, such as: bilestone, concretion, cystolith, and biliary calculus.

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