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Significant Digits J

Counting, Rounding and Calculating with Sig. Figures

1,2,3,4 are what type of numbers? Are they significant? Non-Zero ; Yes
numbers that are always significant non-zero , trapped zeros , trailing zeros with a decimal
Is important when rounding the answer of multiplication or division least number of significant figures
numbers that are NEVER significant leading zeros, trailing zeros without a decimal
Part of a number written in scientific notation is important for counting its significant figures the coefficient
Ten raised to a negative exponent will have what effect on the coefficient make it smaller
Is important when rounding the answer to addition or subtraction least number of decimal places
Ten raised to a positive exponent will have what effect on the coefficient make it larger
When a number written in its normal form can't be rounded to the correct number of significant figures, place it in _________ scientific notation
When rounding, this number has to be used a placeholder 0
SI unit for time seconds
Ways to have unlimited significant figures a math definition or count
SI unit for length meters
SI unit for mass kilogram
non-SI unit for volume liter
SI system of measurements is based on this older system metric
The exactness of a single measurement; The closeness of a series of measurements precison
Getting close to the true or accepted value accuracy
Rounding: 4 or less stay the same
Rounding: 5 or more round up
Know this acronym for the order of math operations PEMDAS
mass divided by volume density
Created by: cadetjt