Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Activity: Choice of Precision - To be EXACT or to APPROXIMATE?

1. Go through newspaper reports.
2. Identify an article that some numbers are cited.
3. Screen capture the article and paste the image in the designated slide (refer to register number).
4. Box-up the number(s) and indicate if it is an exact figure or an approximated/ estimated figure.
5. Explain briefly why the journalist chose to use this precision.
6. Remember to cite the source.

Examples of reliable sources: The Straits Times; Today Online



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