We report numbers with too many significant digits
(often by converting from English to metric units) and without error margins, mostly because we either have only one rep or we don't want to draw attention to imperfections in the data.
Rounding errors may occur - grades to 2 significant digits
in this table.
Clinical reasoning is replaced by following a practice "guideline" from one prescribed information bit to another, and a diagnosis means a number with five significant digits
(never mind that the first one is dubious) attached to an appropriate procedure code.
The west, too, had equally dedicated zealots; Rheticus, who was mentored by Copernicus, along with a team of four others, in a labor of twelve years, generated 388,800 entries of tables for the six standard trigonometric functions to fifteen significant digits
in the last seven hundred pages of his Opus Palatinum.
There are strategies for using security vendor provided virtualization and optimizing high availability that can yield significant digits
worth of capital, operational and power savings.
Though there are already other studies reporting higher precision values, up to 12 significant digits
, for example, we will not employ them here for we do not need such precision as our method gives numbers up to the 6th significant digit
For example, at the undergraduate level, stressing such concepts as numbers of significant digits
and inclusion of units with every measurement irritated many of us.
Koziol  tabulated quantiles x, to eight significant digits
, such that F(x) = p, [mu] = t, [lambda] = [t.
The device records up to six significant digits
, and the Palm HotSync key instantly transfers data from the handheld device to a desktop PC.
The number in the formula that specifies the pattern for each mirror's curvature has nine significant digits
, Westphal says, and this raises the possibility that the mistake resulted from something as small as a typographical error.
The tonnes and grades are stated to a certain number of significant digits
reflecting the confidence of the estimate.
The ImagiCalc application is a complete general-purpose calculator with up to 14 significant digits