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    Unhappy high-stakes risk calculation?

    what does it mean by high-stakes risk calculation? especailly, what does it mean by calculations? I looked up the dictionry and found two meaning:
    1. N-VAR : oft N of n
    A calculation is something that you think about and work out mathematically. Calculation is the process of working something out mathematically.

    2. N-VAR
    A calculation is something that you think carefully about and arrive at a conclusion on after having considered all the relevant factors.

    which one is more proper ? or do you have any other suggestiosn?

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    Smile Re: high-stakes risk calculation?

    Hello bosunyum,

    Could you provide a sentence so we can see the context, please?

    Thank you.

    Happy New Year!

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    Re: high-stakes risk calculation?

    what does it mean by high-stakes risk calculation? especailly, what does it mean by calculations? I looked up the dictionry and found two meaning:
    1. N-VAR : oft N of n
    A calculation is something that you think about and work out mathematically. Calculation is the process of working something out mathematically.
    2. N-VAR
    A calculation is something that you think carefully about and arrive at a conclusion on after having considered all the relevant factors.
    which one is more proper ? or do you have any other suggestiosn?
    My first impression is that this is a mental evaluation or assessment of the risks (def. #2).
    But depending on the context it's put into, it's possible that actuarial type mathematics could be involved (def. #1)

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    Re: high-stakes risk calculation?

    Fizi,
    I'm inclined to agree with you. Without any further information about it, I would guess that the more generalized definition given in #2 would be the right one. However, I was hoping for an example sentence so that we could all be sure (just in case).

    Enjoy your New Year!

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