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significant digit

[sig′nif·i·kənt ‚dij·ət]
(mathematics)
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Harter [33] tabulated, to six significant digits, quantiles x such that F(x) = p for p = 0.
Pearson and Hartley [5] tabulated, to six significant digits, quantiles x such that F(x) = p for p = 0.
Mardia and Zemroch [41] tabulated, to five significant digits, quantiles x such that F(x) = p for p = 0.
Vogler [49] tabulated, to six significant digits, quantiles x such that F(x) = p for a = 0.
The ImagiCalc application is a complete general-purpose calculator with up to 14 significant digits of precision.

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