Why Spreadsheets Are Inadequate for Uncertainty Analysis

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The importance of estimating and reporting measurement uncertainty has greatly increased over the past few years. As a result, many companies and organizations have developed, or are seriously considering the development of, spreadsheet applications or templates to address this need. This paper discusses key questions and concerns regarding the development of uncertainty analysis worksheets or custom add-in programs for Excel and Lotus spreadsheet applications.