# 8 sentences with 'calculations'

Example sentences and phrases with the word calculations and other words derived from it.

• « Hellenistic astronomers also refined

**calculations**associated with the size of the Earth; an astronomer named Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth to be only 200 miles away. »
• « Copernicus retained the idea of the crystal spheres, and also used Ptolemy's

**calculations**in his own work, but his was nevertheless the first work to propose the concept of a heliocentric universe. »
• « This was not a grand and sinister master plan, but a series of pragmatic political

**calculations**, usually directed by senior royal officials rather than the kings themselves. »
• « In 1970, researchers made the first detailed mathematical

**calculations**of flock aerodynamics; they estimated that a bird can fly up to 70 per cent further if it joins a V-formation and is positioned in the updrafts generated by the wings of its neighbours. »
• « -The quantity you speak of is not correct," he said, objecting to one of Professor Hoyle's mathematical

**calculations**. »
• « While Hawking and Penrose were working on their

**calculations**, other cosmologists were making important progress in their own research. »
• « Because at this stage of his illness he could no longer use pen and paper or a typewriter, he had to perform even the longest

**calculations**without making a single note - a feat, as one of his collaborators put it, "comparable to that of Mozart, who could compose a whole symphony and hold it in his mind before putting it on the score". »
• « Three thousand years have passed since these people died, yet Professor Andronik Yagarian has been able to patiently reconstruct the features of the skeletons. Mathematical

**calculations**based on thousands of formulas, incomparably accurate fluoroscopy and endless tests were the conditions for success. »