Technical writing/Specification/Technical writing specification exercise calculator cheap Exercise Three

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Describe a calculator with the fewest possible features. Perhaps it should cost less than ten cents, and only calculates up to four digits...

This is called "cheap-skating".

  1. How does this affect the cost and schedule?
  2. Who is likely to attempt this kind of "cheap-skating"?
  3. How can you avoid "cheap-skating"?