- Identify one exact figure and one approximated figure.
- Explain why do you think these figures are exact / approximated.

On your own, identify a piece of Singapore
news from a local online news portal (e.g. Today Online, Channel NewsAsia) that
features both exact and approximated figures.

Exact Figure: $324.5m

ReplyDeleteApproximated Figure: More than 7000 atheletes

estimated number:around 90 per cent

ReplyDeletefixed number:50-day countdown

The exact number is $324.5 million approximated number is $60 million.

ReplyDelete7000 athletes and officers is an approximated figure.

ReplyDelete2030 is an exact Figure

The link to the newspaper article is

Deletehttp://goo.gl/2PIAG8

Exact figure : Year 1993

ReplyDeleteApproximate figure : 324.5m dollars

The link to my news article is:

Deletehttp://newslink.asiaone.com/user/OrderArticleRequest.action?order=&month=02&year=2015&date=04&docLanguage=en&documentId=nica_BT_2015_33838143

7,000 athletes , $10m, 50 days, $60m ,$50m, 10 min

ReplyDeleteMy Article

Deletehttp://goo.gl/7KK2r4

Exact figure is $5 million because minimum figures are usually exact and the approximate figure is $324.5 million, $10 million, $52.7 million because those types of figures are usually rounded off.

ReplyDelete7000 athletes and officers are approximated

ReplyDelete1993 year is exact

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ReplyDelete7000 athlete

ReplyDelete$324.5m

ReplyDeleteEstimated value : $324.5million

ReplyDeleteApproximate figure : more than 7000 atheletics

this the link to the news paper article https://drive.google.com/a/s2015.sst.edu.sg/file/d/0B3L8PIdFSPRvNlhpVWhrQ042SGs/view?usp=sharing

DeleteExact: Year 2030

ReplyDeleteApproximate:7,000 athletes and officials

Estimated:90%

1993 year

ReplyDelete90% ESTIMATE

http://goo.gl/RnXyVD

ReplyDeletehttp://newslink.asiaone.com/user/OrderArticleRequest.action?order=&month=06&year=2014&date=11&docLanguage=en&documentId=nica_ST_2014_31850653

ReplyDeletehttp://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/workplace-fatalities-dip/1638246.html

ReplyDeleteExact : year 2014

ReplyDeleteEstimate: $13 million

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/problem-gambling-rates/1639100.html

ReplyDeleteLink:http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/problem-gambling-rates/1639100.html

ReplyDeleteThe exact number is 3000.

The estimate is $70.

Exact number - 2014

ReplyDeleteEstimate: $13 million

http://goo.gl/We2SXh newspaper article link

https://docs.google.com/a/s2015.sst.edu.sg/document/d/181LKQMlo_NcUImX8H8ehfKVHoAe0orAKqkw7FrWMyRI/edit?usp=sharing

ReplyDeleteExact -2004

Estimate -$3000

Exact figure:

ReplyDelete50 Days

Approximated figure:

7000 athletes

$52.7million

$33.6Million

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