2nd  Top numerical analysis topics 
Question 1: Generally, the same rules apply to numbers expressed in ________.  

Question 2: There are several different rules for handling borderline cases — see ________ for more details.  

Question 3: The concept of significant figures is often used in connection with ________.  

Question 4: The term "significant figures" can also refer to a crude form of error representation based around significant figure rounding; for this use, see ________.  

Question 5: If a sprinter is measured to have completed a 100________ race in 11.71 seconds, what is the sprinter's average speed?  

Question 6: A practical calculation that uses any ________ necessitates rounding the number, and hence the answer, to a finite number of significant figures.  

Question 7: Computer representations of floating point numbers typically use a form of rounding to significant figures, but with ________.  

Question 8: For example, a pair of 0.05metrewide (2________) lines at the start and end would introduce a separate uncertainty of ±0.05 m (2 in) or 500 ppm to the above calculation.  

Question 9: The significant figures (also called significant digits and abbreviated sig figs, sign.figs, sig digs or s.f.) of a number are those digits that carry meaning contributing to its precision (see entry for ________).  

