how to correct to 3 significant figures to these values a)20.961 b)0.275 c)15.62 and 3.555

At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get our expert's

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions.

A community for students.

how to correct to 3 significant figures to these values a)20.961 b)0.275 c)15.62 and 3.555

Mathematics
See more answers at brainly.com
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions

a) 21.0 Round the 6 up to get 21, then add a 0 after the decimal. 0's after the decimal count as a sig fig. b)0.275 is correct, 0's in front of the decimal place just help to show you where it is and don't count toward sig figs. c)15.6 Only round up numbers when they're 5 and up. d)3.56 Numbers 5 and above round up.
Significant figures comes down to a short list of rules: 1) ALL non-zero numbers (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) are ALWAYS significant. 2) ALL zeroes between non-zero numbers are ALWAYS significant. 3) ALL zeroes which are SIMULTANEOUSLY to the right of the decimal point AND at the end of the number are ALWAYS significant. 4) ALL zeroes which are to the left of a written decimal point and are in a number >= 10 are ALWAYS significant. In your case: 20.961 > round up to 20.1 0.275 = 3 sig figs, no need to fix. 15.62 > Round to 15.6 3.555 > Round to 3.56 Blatant copy and paste from this lovely source: http://www.usca.edu/chemistry/genchem/sigfig.htm
@barnes 21.0 not 20.1.

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

Typo...I refuse to accept I literally put that in intentionally. (I most likely did... :( )
I'd give you another medal if I could, for effort.

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question