figuring

Definitions of figuring
  1. noun
    problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    synonyms: calculation, computation, reckoning
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    extrapolation
    (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
    interpolation
    (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
    conversion
    a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
    approximation, estimate, estimation, idea
    an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative
    the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    integral
    the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
    scalage
    estimation of the amount of lumber in a log
    curvature
    the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve
    data conversion
    conversion from one way of encoding data to another way
    digitisation, digitization
    conversion of analog information into digital information
    credit, credit rating
    an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
    dead reckoning, guess, guessing, guesswork, shot
    an estimate based on little or no information
    guesstimate, guestimate
    an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
    overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning
    a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
    underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning
    an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value
    partial, partial derivative
    the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    indefinite integral
    the set of functions F(x) + C, where C is any real number, such that F(x) is the integral of f(x)
    definite integral
    the integral of a function over a definite interval
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    problem solving
    the thought processes involved in solving a problem
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