AccuracyGoal

AccuracyGoal
is an option for various numerical operations which specifies how many effective digits of accuracy should be sought in the final result.

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Approximate a numerical integral to at least 8 digits of accuracy:

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Use precision (relative error) as the basis for error control in solving an ODE:

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The relative error is small:

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Without specifying the AccuracyGoal, the relative error is much larger:

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Introduced in 1988
(1.0)
| Updated in 2003
(5.0)