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In the literature, I occassionally see something like this:

  1. Oct 30, 2007 #1
    In the literature, I occassionally see something like this: 6129270(50) eV

    What does the number in bracket mean?
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2007 #2

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    Generally it gives the uncertainty in the final digits.
     
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