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Encyclopedia > Rounding error

A round-off error is the difference between the calculated approximation of a number and its exact mathematical value. Numerical analysis specifically tries to estimate it when using approximation equations and/or algorithms.

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Article - "Measurement Error Due to Rounding" (467 words)
Rounding error is the difference between the true value and the nearest reportable value.
Rounding is not the only source of measurement error or variation.
Since the measurement variation and rounding variation are almost equal, rounding is the largest source of measurement variation.
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