noun, plural cal·cu·li [kal-kyuh-lahy], /ˈkæl kyəˌlaɪ/, cal·cu·lus·es.
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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.Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health|Donna St. George, Valerie Strauss|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Faced with that calculus, many other pregnant health care workers have chosen to get vaccinated.With Little Data to Guide Them, Pregnant Health Care Workers Are Stepping Up to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19|Jamie Ducharme|January 21, 2021|Time
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.Can Tokyo Safely Host the Olympic Games This Summer?|Charlie Campbell|January 12, 2021|Time
The pandemic may have changed that calculus, though cuts will be hard to come by.Investors cheer as Fiat Chrysler-PSA merger heads to the finish line|Ian Mount|January 4, 2021|Fortune
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.Up To a Point: Binge Watching Putin's Propaganda Network|P. J. O’Rourke|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead the real defining issue—class—does not fit so easily into the current political calculus.Class Issues, Not Race, Will Likely Seal the Next Election|Joel Kotkin|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With other emerging allies the calculus is trickier and leaves less margin for error.America Has an Unannounced ISIS Strategy, And It Involves Iran|Jacob Siegel|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Politics also played a role in the calculus of the Arab Muslims who supported ISIS.On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big Weakness|Christine van den Toorn|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Considerable hemorrhages from the bladder may occur in vesical calculus, tuberculosis, and newgrowths.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
You,” said I. “You drive a nail as if it were an abstruse problem in differential calculus.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
Besides these general theorems of formul, what remains in the algebraical calculus is the resolution of equations.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Then wait till you see him cut for calculus, or perform for hernia.
Then he dived into differential calculus and philosophical abstrusities.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12|Elbert Hubbard