Between Betsy's internet searching and Quinn's calculations the location we sought was found.
It took us all the following day and part of next, though our calculations of time were suspect, to finish our ladder.
It was late day-three by our calculations when we broke through.
If Fred's calculations were correct—they agreed with Mrs. Worthington's recollections—four trunks remained unaccounted for.
Gerdien (61) has made some calculations as to the probable average value of the vertical electric current in the atmosphere in fine weather.
Windows have a chilling effect on a room, and in calculations extra allowance should be made for window areas.
(The calculations are mad in both cases on the total of births and deaths of both sexes.) The result is that, while in 1871 there was an excess of 143,370 males over females in the total population, in 188f the excess was only 71,138, and in I90f there were 169,684 more females than males.
The value of is variable, but is between 7 and 8, and for approximate calculations may be taken equal to unity.
Now, however, the use of his remaining eye had been reduced to an hour a day, divided into portions at wide intervals, and he was driven to the conclusion that whatever plans he made must be formed on the same calculations as those of a blind man.
- For thermochemical calculations it is of great importance to know the heat of formation of compounds from their elements, even when the combination cannot be brought about directly.
When her brother accepted the office of astronomer to George III., she became his constant assistant in his observations, and also executed the laborious calculations which were connected with them.
The predominance of the Anglo-Burgundians in France having made it impossible for him to stay there, he went to Avignon to end his days in melancholy calculations arising from the calamities of which he had been the witness, and the astrological reckonings, in which he found pleasure, of the chances for and against the world coming to an end in the near future.
Provision was thus made for 600,000 yeomen, assigning (according to different calculations) from sixteen to twenty-five acres of land to each.
This saves a certain amount of arithmetic, but when the solution is applied in another determination additional calculations are necessary.
Obviously in that time, the underlying technology kept shifting—computers went from electromechanical to relays to vacuum tubes to transistors and then to integrated circuits—and the abstraction, the calculations per second, kept doubling.
It is not to our discredit that machines can perform calculations so wondrously fast; rather it is to our credit that we conceived of and built such machines.
If you were a scientist in Salk's time, you did calculations by hand and wrote observations in notebooks.
These robots can be powered by computers capable of performing a billion calculations a second.
Once when making such calculations he wrote down his own name in French, Comte Pierre Besouhoff, but the sum of the numbers did not come right.
As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.
The tales passing from mouth to mouth at different ends of the army did not even resemble what Kutuzov had said, but the sense of his words spread everywhere because what he said was not the outcome of cunning calculations, but of a feeling that lay in the commander-in-chief's soul as in that of every Russian.
His intention of killing Napoleon and his calculations of the cabalistic number of the beast of the Apocalypse now seemed to him meaningless and even ridiculous.