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Discussion of "su'ai"
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Comment #4: Re: significant zeros
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jul 10 14:43:51 2015)

spheniscine wrote:
> Hmm... I suggest: default is trailing zeros before the decimal point
aren't
> significant, unless marked with su'ai *within* the number. Thus:
>
> su'ai renonono has one sigfig
> su'ai renosu'ainono has two sigfigs (first su'ai possibly elidable?)


I think that your suggestion is a good one though, for a rule of
interpretation.
I think that the first su'ai probably is elidable in the second example.
I am not sure in which context there would be mixed precision- either a
number is the result of experimentation or it is not.

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