mental arithmetic

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mental arithmetic

ncalcolo mentale
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Like one anxious to keep an appointment, she frequently consulted her watch, looking long at it, as if it were one of those watches that do not give up their secret until you have made a mental calculation. Once she kissed it.
Sanders, who, from certain wistful glances at the little tin saucepan, seemed to be engaged in a mental calculation of the probable extent of the pettitoes, in the event of Sam's being asked to stop to supper.
When I told him it was Sunday, the 22nd, he frowned, making some mental calculation, then nodded twice sadly to himself, staring at nothing.
Zeena, while he spoke, seemed to be following out some elaborate mental calculation. She emerged from it to say: "There'll be Mattie's board less, any how-"
Raffles," announced the manager after a mental calculation.
Previously, riders would need to do a mental calculation to estimate their arrival times based on a combination of walking and driving routes, but this new feature delivers more accurate travel times based on machine learning models that reflect motorcycle speeds and routes.
Even if the calculator is a good invention, man no longer makes mental calculation and no longer works his memory.
George Gilhooly's title, Practice and Passion, allowed him to introduce his audience to Jakow Trachtenberg - a Jewish mathematician, who developed the mental calculation techniques called the Trachtenberg system.
"I have been training on mental calculation in a UCMAS training program for nearly six years," Emad told Arab News.
Instead studies show that the students who perform best academically are the ones with a good 'working memory' -- a very temporary memory, kind of like when you do mental calculation and need to remember the carry-on.
NNA - A Lebanese delegation has left Beirut this Friday morning to participate in the World Mental Calculation Competition to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
As soon as he heard the news Mazrui reflected upon the matter, made a quick mental calculation and immediately started writing a story which became a book called The Trial of Christopher Okigbo.In this book, Mazrui imagined what may have happened to Okigbo after he got into what he calls the Hereafter.