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Rounding Results for Comparison with Specification
The mysteries of rounding are exposed.


Pharmaceutical Technology
Volume 37, Issue 4, pp. 122-124

Examples

We can now test our unbiased rounding process with four examples.

1. Round π with 7 significant figures to 2 decimal places.


Rule 1 gives the answer ‘Yes,’ so round down to 3.14.


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