## Enter Number to find the Precision and Scale of

Determine the precision and accuracy (scale) of 45.123679

Take precision first and then accuracy

##### Precision Definition:

The number of digits in the number

##### Precision Calculation for 45.123679:

45.123679 has 8 digits listed below

Digit 1 → 4

Digit 2 → 5

Digit 3 → 1

Digit 4 → 2

Digit 5 → 3

Digit 6 → 6

Digit 7 → 7

Digit 8 → 9

Precision = 8

Precision = 8

##### Accuracy Definition:

The number of digits to the right of the decimal point

##### Accuracy Calculation for 45.123679:

Digit to the right of the decimal place 1 → 1

Digit to the right of the decimal place 2 → 2

Digit to the right of the decimal place 3 → 3

Digit to the right of the decimal place 4 → 6

Digit to the right of the decimal place 5 → 7

Digit to the right of the decimal place 6 → 9

Accuracy = 6

Accuracy = 6

Precision = 8
Accuracy = 6
##### How does the Accuracy and Precision Calculator work?
Free Accuracy and Precision Calculator - Given an integer or decimal, this determines the precision and accuracy (scale)
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### What 2 formulas are used for the Accuracy and Precision Calculator?

The precision of a number is defined by the number of digits in the number
Accuracy (scale) is the number of digits to the right of the decimal point

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### What 6 concepts are covered in the Accuracy and Precision Calculator?

accuracy
How close a measurement is to the true value
decimal
Number in the form a/b where the result is not a whole number
digit
Any of the numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) used to construct a number
place value
the numerical value that a digit has by its position in a number.
precision
number of digits in a number