zapsmall

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Rounding of Numbers: Zapping Small Ones to Zero

zapsmall determines a digits argument dr for calling round(x, digits = dr) such that values close to zero (compared with the maximal absolute value) are ‘zapped’, i.e., replaced by 0.

Keywords
arith
Usage
zapsmall(x, digits = getOption("digits"))
Arguments
x

a numeric or complex vector or any R number-like object which has a round method and basic arithmetic methods including log10().

digits

integer indicating the precision to be used.

References

Chambers, J. M. (1998) Programming with Data. A Guide to the S Language. Springer.

Aliases
  • zapsmall
Examples
library(base) # NOT RUN { x2 <- pi * 100^(-1:3) print(x2 / 1000, digits = 4) zapsmall(x2 / 1000, digits = 4) zapsmall(exp(1i*0:4*pi/2)) # }
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