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calculate (something) into (something)

To include a particular amount as one does calculations. When you submit your travel expenses for reimbursement, be sure to calculate gas into the total. Wait, I didn't calculate the tip into each person's total, so we need to give the server more money.
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calculate in

To include a particular amount as one does calculations. A noun or pronoun can be used between "calculate" and "in." When you submit your travel expenses for reimbursement, be sure to calculate gas in. Wait, I didn't calculate in the tip, so we each need to chip in a bit more money.
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calculate on (something)

To consider or think about something. He'll have an answer for you soon—he's been calculating on your offer for days.
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