degree of precision

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The degree of polynomials that a given rule for numerical integration integrates exactly. The same concept can be applied in other areas, such as the solution of ordinary differential equations. It is related to the concept of order of approximation, and provides a measure of the approximating power of a given method.

Subjects: Computing.

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