Chapter 3: Introduction to Approximation

Read the article, "Nepal in new bid to finally settle Mount Everest height"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17191400


Which numbers mentioned in this article are exact figures, which are approximated figures?

19 comments:

  1. 8848m is a exact figure,-45C is a approximated figure, year 2010 is a exact figure, year 1856 , year 1955and year 1999 are exact figures. 8850m is a exact figure.

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  2. the Nepal's figures exact, years are exact, temperature is estimated and the height is also exact

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  3. 8848,8852 Year 2010,1856,1955,1999 And -45Degrees are exact figures. But 8850 is a approximate figure.

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  4. 8,848m is an approximate figure. -45C temperature is an approximate. 8,850 metres is also approximate. 1856,1955,1999 is an exact figure.

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  5. Exact: 8848m, 2010, 1856, 1955, 1999, 8850m, 2 countries
    Approximated: 150 years, -45C, 4m, 3-year project

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  6. 8848m, 8850m and -45°C may be a approximated figure, 2010, 1856, 1955 and 1999 are exact numbers.

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  8. The years mentioned in the article are exact figures the measurements made by nepal and by the GPS is exact.

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  9. 8848m is an exact figure, -45C might be exact or an approximate figure, 4m is an approximate figure,, 1856, 1955, 1999 are exact figures

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  11. 8,848m -> approximate

    2010 -> exact

    -45C -> approximate

    4m ->approximate

    1856 -> exact

    1955 -> exact

    8,850 m ->approximate

    150 years -> approximate

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  12. 8848n is not an exact figure. -45 degree celcius is an approximate figure. 4 m is an approximate figure. The years in the passage are also exact figures.

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  13. 8,848m is an approximated figure. -45C is an approximate figure. 1856,1955,1999 are exact figures.

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  14. More than 150 years, 8848m, next couple of years, 4m, 8850m, -45C Temperature -> Approximated Figure
    Year 2010, 1856, 1955, and 1999, two countries, Three Year project

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  15. Year 2010, 1955 and 1856 are exact figures, 8848m is an approximated figure, -45C degrees is an approximated figure, 150 years is an approximated figure, 4m is a exact figure, 8850m is an approximated figure.

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  16. Year 2010,1856,1955,1999 are exact figure but more than 150 years ,8848m,8850m is approximated figure.

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  17. Exact: the years Approximate: 150 years, -45 degrees and the height of Mt Everest

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