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Can someone explain to me how you find the number of significant figures are in a term?
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Can someone explain to me how you find the number of significant figures are in a term?
 one year ago
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The 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
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usually 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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