Rounding error seen in stopwatches (IMAGE) American Institute of Physics Caption The figure shows how rounding error of the type seen in stopwatches causes the loss of symmetry in a mathematical game. Credit David A. Faux Usage Restrictions Journalists may use this image only with appropriate credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.