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<p> A <dfn>Calculator</dfn> is a device that performs arithmetic operations on numbers. </p>
A Calculator is a device that performs arithmetic operations on numbers.
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<p> <cite>Failing Forward</cite> is written by John C. Maxwell. </p>
Failing Forward is written by John C. Maxwell.
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