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Introduction to Approximate Quantities
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INTRODUCTION TO APPROXIMATE QUANTITIES

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION.............................................................................................................2

LEARNING OUTCOMES FROM THIS TOPIC..............................................................2

APPROXIMATE QUANTITIES.......................................................................................2
General details ..................................................................................................................2
Practical application .........................................................................................................3
Advantages of using approximate quantities.................................................................4
Disadvantages...................................................................................................................5
Sources of data..................................................................................................................5
Cost checks........................................................................................................................5
Example.............................................................................................................................6
Procedure ..........................................................................................................................6
Examples ...........................................................................................................................7

REFERENCE LIST FOR THIS TOPIC..............................................................................7

APPENDICES ...................................................................................................................8
Appendix 1 - Summary of NPWC elements

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