One significant figure means one non-zero digit followed by zeros. In this...the tens digit is 2, you round down to 7500. Three significant figures means three non-zero digist followed by zeros. IN this...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 02/10/2007

... of spaces you moved the decimal. Significant figures : When adding or subtracting: 10.79 + 1.983 = 12.773, but you...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 03/10/2008

Significant figures can be a tricky concept if you don't thoroughly understand the rules. ... that your answer can only have as many significant digits or figures as the number with the least amount of decimal places. Ex: 0.5...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/02/2011

... math or science homework.) Significant figures tell you which digits you actually measured...a more precise measurement, thus has more significant figures . You already have the right answers to...

8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 11/11/2007

a 'significant figure ' is a non-zero digit: "12345" is five digits, five... to numbers less than 1, so 0.006 is still one significant figure - don't count the zeros. When you round to sig. figures ...

6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/09/2011

Examples Rounding to 2 significant figures : * 12,300 becomes 12,000 * 0.00123 becomes 0.0012 * 0.1...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/09/2007

Significant figures are the digits in the number after the trailing ... around it are significant. So 12700 has 3 significant figures , but 12700. has 5 significant figures , 12700.0 has six significant...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/08/2008

...for determining the number of significant digits (or significant figures ) in a measurement. In general significant figures are determined...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 11/07/2007

54 The closed figure ends up being made up of three separate...assume they do. (Not a problem with this simple set of figures . We might not want to assume that if we had to...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/02/2008

... are my notes on significant figures from class. 1.) all nonzero digits are significant...answer your questions: #1 has 1 sig. figure (read rule #3 for explanation) #2 has 4 sig. figures ...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/02/2008