Example sentences for: plus-or-minus

How can you use “plus-or-minus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • USAT reports that according to its plus-or-minus 5 percent poll of 1,105 likely voters, 49 percent said they preferred the Democrat in their local congressional race and 45 percent preferred the Republican.

  • 35 plus-or-minus 0.12" for the above example - then the significant digits are no longer the only reporting of uncertainty, and are not so important.

  • Similarly, if your estimate is 87,654 but you know the measurement is only precise to plus-or-minus five thousand, report 90,000.

  • The limits of this method are clear when you consider what to report in the first example if you want to reflect confidence of plus-or-minus 15%.

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