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# Guidelines Sig. Fig.

### Guidelines for using significant figures

Question | Answer |
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Any digit that is not zero is = not significant/significant | Significant |

How many significant figures does 845 cm has? | 3 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 1.234 kg has? | 4 significant figures |

Zeros between nonzero digits are not significant or significant? | Significant |

How many significant figures does 606 m has? | 3 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 40,501 J has? | 5 significant figures |

Zeros to the left of the first nonzero digits are significant/not significant? | Not significant |

How many does significant figures does 0.08 L contain? | 1 significant figure |

How many significant figures does 0.0000349 g has? | 3 significant figures |

Numbers greater than one, all the zeros to the right of the decimal point are not significant/significant. | Significant figure |

How many significant figures does 2.0 mg has? | 2 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 40.062 mL has? | 5 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 3.040 dm has? | 4 significant figures |

A number than is less than 1, then the only zeros that are at the end of the number and the zeros are between nonzero digits are not significant/significant | Significant |

How many significant figures does 0.090 kg has? | 2 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 0.3005 J has? | 4 significant figures |

How many significant figures does 0.00420 min has? | 3 significant figures |

Numbers that do not contain decimal points, Trailing Zeros after the last nonzero digit ___ or ___ ___ be significant. | May or may not be significant |

Numbers that do not contain decimal points, Trailing Zeros after the last nonzero digit may or may not be significant. example 400 | 1 significant figure |

How many significant figures does 40 has? | 2 |

How many significant figures does 400 has? | 3 or 1 |

What is another way to write out 400 as a significant figure? | 4 x 10^2 |

Significant Figure - Addition & Subtraction - Significant figures to the right of the decimal point in the final sum or difference is determined by the ______ number of significant figures to the right of the decimal point in any of the original numbers | Lowest |

Significant Figure - Division & Subtraction - |