Date: Sun, 2 May 2004 11:37:31 +0100 From: "SAABurger" <furnyburgernospamorld.com> Subject: Re: Fuel consumption figures computer wrong
David, Since my last post, I turned on the telly. Right now, Rachel de Thame is on Call my Bluff and I couldn't give a toss about Precision or Accuracy. ;-)))))) Adrian "David Taylor" <djtaylornospamoot.com> wrote in message news:MPG.1afedcc2b3aa4a7d989c2anospam.individual.de... > > 1. On Precision and Accuracy in general > > I had a physics teacher at college that made things very clear about > precision and accuracy, particularly with respect to digital wonders. > This notion that digital readouts are more accurate is complete bollocks > anyway when the analogue device could be more accurate. > > He loved fractions as the decimal equivalent of a recurring number for > example is only an approximation. :) > > David.