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Change wording of explanation about precision & scale of decimal numb…

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@@ -102,8 +102,8 @@ def [](name)
# * <tt>:index</tt> -
# Create an index for the column. Can be either <tt>true</tt> or an options hash.
#
- # For clarity's sake: the precision is the number of significant digits,
- # while the scale is the number of digits that can be stored following
+ # Note: The precision is the total number of significant digits
+ # and the scale is the number of digits that can be stored following
# the decimal point. For example, the number 123.45 has a precision of 5
# and a scale of 2. A decimal with a precision of 5 and a scale of 2 can
# range from -999.99 to 999.99.

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