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Further Examples: Accuracy

The accuracy of an exact number is infinite.

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The accuracy of a machine real number depends on the value of $MachinePrecision on your computer.

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Here is a list of numbers.

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The accuracy of a machine number is computed by subtracting off the decimal scale of the number.

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The accuracy of arbitrary-precision real numbers is machine-independent.

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