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APPROXIMATE CALCULATION [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Calculating Procedures (Mathematics)
DEF

Calculation approaching exactness, but not completely accurate.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Procédés de calcul (Mathématiques)
DEF

calcul permettant d'obtenir une valeur voisine de celle que l'on cherche à connaître.

OBS

À distinguer du calcul par approximations successives (ou par itération) qui permet d'obtenir une valeur aussi proche que l'on veut de la valeur cherchée.

Spanish

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