Overview

approximation


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

When two quantities X and x are approximately equal, written Xx, one of them may be used in suitable circumstances in place of, or as an approximation for, the other. For example, π22/7 and √2 ≈ 1.414.

Subjects: Mathematics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.