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Dated January 19, 1949, this report purposed to acquaint potential customers with the capabilities of the Reeves Electronic Analogue Computer (REAC) then in operation at RAND. The REAC did with electric circuits what the mechanical differential analyzer did with gears, shafts, and discs, but operated roughly at ten times the speed and one-tenth the accuracy.A problem of average complexity required a few hours of REAC preparation and testing, after which individual runs could be made in a just a few minutes.

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