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# Truncation

In mathematics and computer science, truncation is limiting the number of digits right of the decimal point. [1]

## Computer science

Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation, together with practical techniques for the implementation and application of these foundations.

## Decimal separator

A decimal separator is a symbol used to separate the integer part from the fractional part of a number written in decimal form.

## Floor and ceiling functions

In mathematics and computer science, the floor function is the function that takes as input a real number x and gives as output the greatest integer less than or equal to x, denoted \operatorname(x).

## Integer

An integer (from the Latin ''integer'' meaning "whole")Integer&#x2009;'s first literal meaning in Latin is "untouched", from in ("not") plus tangere ("to touch").

## Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

## Numerical digit

A numerical digit is a single symbol (such as "2" or "5") used alone, or in combinations (such as "25"), to represent numbers (such as the number 25) according to some positional numeral systems.

## Polynomial

In mathematics, a polynomial is an expression consisting of variables (also called indeterminates) and coefficients, that involves only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and non-negative integer exponents of variables.

## Precision (computer science)

In computer science, the precision of a numerical quantity is a measure of the detail in which the quantity is expressed.

## Quantization (signal processing)

Quantization, in mathematics and digital signal processing, is the process of mapping input values from a large set (often a continuous set) to output values in a (countable) smaller set.

## Real number

In mathematics, a real number is a value of a continuous quantity that can represent a distance along a line.

## Significant figures

The significant figures (also known as the significant digits) of a number are digits that carry meaning contributing to its measurement resolution.

## Taylor series

In mathematics, a Taylor series is a representation of a function as an infinite sum of terms that are calculated from the values of the function's derivatives at a single point.

## Truncation (statistics)

In statistics, truncation results in values that are limited above or below, resulting in a truncated sample.

## Type conversion

In computer science, type conversion, type casting, and type coercion are different ways of changing an entity of one data type into another.

## References

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