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Grazes
 3 years ago
Can someone explain to me how you find the number of significant figures are in a term?
Grazes
 3 years ago
Can someone explain to me how you find the number of significant figures are in a term?

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ArkGoLucky
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The rule is that all nonzero numbers are significant numbers All zeros in between nonzero numbers are significant All zeros to the right of a decimal point are significant Zeros to the left of a decimal point are only significant if they are preceded by nonzeros numbers If you have a number with zeros to the right of nonzero numbers with no decimal point (like 4120), the 0 zero can be significant or nonsignificant

ArkGoLucky
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0usually in those cases, you put a decimal place after 4120=4120. or you put it in scientific notation like this 4120=4.120*10^3
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