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In Layman's Terms

In Layman's Terms

In layman's terms - to perform math operations

To calculate refers to the process of performing math operations to determine a number result. It involves using mathematical formulas to manipulate numbers in order to arrive at a specific answer or solution.

Calculations, or calculating can involve addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and other operations, depending on the problem being solved. It is a fundamental skill that is used in many areas of life.

- If John has 5 apples and he gives 2 to his friend, how many apples does he have left? You would
*calculate*: 5 - 2 = 3. John has 3 apples left. - If a book costs $10 and I have $20, how much change will I get back? You would
*calculate*: 20 - 10 = 10. I will get $10 in change. - If a pizza has 8 slices and I eat 3, how many slices are left? You would
*calculate*: 8 - 3 = 5. There are 5 slices left.

- Compute
- Determine
- Evaluate
- Figure
- Quantify

- Guess
- Estimate
- Approximate
- Speculate
- Conjecture