a great deal of calculation vs a great number of calculations

Mnemon

Senior Member
Persian - Pārsi
With the proliferation of technology and advent of the computers we don't need to perform <a great deal of calculation><a great number of calculations> so as to reach a particular result.

Which one sounds better to you?
 
  • Packard

    Senior Member
    USA, English
    I think you need "as many".

    With the proliferation of technology and advent of the computers we don't need to perform as many calculations to reach a particular result the desired result.

    or


    The proliferation of technology and the advent of computers have allowed us to get results with far fewer calculations.
     
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