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    Compact H.O. 211 (Ageton-Bayless) question
    From: Stan K
    Date: 2016 Jul 10, 12:51 -0400
    In looking at the "Example of the Complete Reduction of a Sight" in the "Compact Sight Reduction Table" (Modified H.O. 211, Ageton's Table) book, I noticed that the value of B for the dec of 3º30'S is 81, but the table value is 81.1.  In fact, all table values less than 166 are shown to tenths.  Why bother showing the tenths if they are just going to be rounded out in the calculation anyway?  Why wasn't the rounding just done in the table?  Is there any circumstance where the tenths would be used?

    (FWIW, in the original H.O. 211, table values less than 239 show tenths, but the tenths are used in an example.)

    Stan
       
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