Template:Undue precision

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(This figure is unduly precise)

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This template is used for specious precision in data. Such data is inappropriate because it gives a false indication of the state of knowledge of the subject. This typically occurs because a calculation was made without considering significant figures; this is not uncommon when converting between systems of units, such as imperial to metric.

If 'section' is indicated, {{Undue precision|section}}, this template will display a banner. Otherwise it will create an in-line note.

Articles tagged with this template are listed at Category:Data with undue precision.

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