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Is there any difference between these two sentences?

  • We use algorithm A to solve the problem.
  • We use algorithm A for solving the problem.
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No, there is no a semantic difference between the two sentences. They both have the same meaning.

First sentence uses an infinitive construction: ‘to solve’, while the second contains the preposition ‘for’, usually followed by the noun, that is: ‘solving’.

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