Sunday, March 20, 2011

Chapter 3: An Introduction to Approximation and Estimation

Source: My Paper Friday August 8, 2008


In the above newspaper cutting, some figures are exact, some are approximated figures.

Do you know why sometimes exact figures are used, while sometimes approximated figures are used?

From the above newspaper cutting, 
(a) Identify one information where exact figure is used, and why you think the exact figure is used.
(b) Identify one information where approximated figure is used, and why you think an approximated instead of exact figure is used?
    Submit your responses (label clearly (a) and (b)) under COMMENTS.

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