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01. The results of the poll have now been [computed], and will be distributed to the news media this afternoon.
02. Social policy analysts have [computed] that for every dollar spent on helping children at risk today, seven dollars will be saved in the future.
03. Our language lab includes all the latest [computing] technology.
04. She is a mathematical genius, and has been able to make complex [computations] in her head since a very young age.
05. They were doing the [computations] on scraps of paper as they walked around the lab.
06. The television astrologer claims to be able to look at information regarding your birthdate, the position of the stars at that time, etc., and then [compute] days or times in the future that will be especially important for you.
07. Every second of every day of the year, Americans buy an average of 80 cans of Campbell's Soups, which [computes] to over 290 thousand items per hour.
08. World chess champion Gary Kasparov was recently beaten by a machine which was able to [compute] its moves almost instantly.
09. Our brain [computes] millions of bits of information every second of every day.
10. She was able to [compute] the day's earnings in a few seconds, entirely in her head.
11. This new automobile navigation system allows your car to [compute] the shortest, easiest route to your destination.
12. We just bought a new [computer] which is much faster, and has way more memory, for less than half the price of the old one.
13. Our listening lab is now completely [computerized]; all the written and audio materials are available online.
14. The company gave 100 of its old [computers] to a local elementary school.
15. The teacher did a simple [computation] on the board to illustrate his point.

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