Monday, 6 February 2017

Approximation and Precise Figures: When to use what?


Activity 1: 

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Activity 2:

When do we use exact figures or is approximated figure suffice? It depends on the context.

[TASK]
Go through the local newspapers website and identify an article where figures reported are approximated or exact (you may have both types of figures appear in the same article) and explain why you think the reporter made that choice of degree of accuracy.

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