Miscalculation vs Misconception - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between miscalculation and misconception

is that miscalculation is an incorrect or mistaken calculation while misconception is a mistaken belief, a wrong idea.

miscalculation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An incorrect or mistaken calculation
  • misconception

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a mistaken belief, a wrong idea
  • There are several common misconceptions about the theory of relativity.
    You're obviously under the misconception that I care about your problems.
    He thought that a misconception meant becoming pregnant with a girl.