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Computation Facts for Kids. *Kiddle Encyclopedia.*

**Computation** is the act of determining (working out) something by processing information. It involves using specific rules, either mathematical or logical. It may or may not involve using numbers; the computation of numbers and arithmetic is generally called *calculation*. The study of computation is called computer science.

The theory of computation involves determining whether a certain problem can be solved by computation.

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