Flashcards in Significant Figures Deck (16)

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## All non zero digits are...

### Significant

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## Zeroes between nonzero digits are...

### Significant

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## Zeros to the left of the first non zero digits are

### Not significant

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## Zeros which follow a number after the decimal point are...

### Significant

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## How many significant figures are there in 1.234

### 4

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## How many significant figures are there in 1.2

### 2

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## How many significant figures are there in 1002

### 4

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## How many significant figures are there in 3.07

### 3

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## How many significant figures are there in 0.001

### 1

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## How many significant figures are there in 0.012

### 2

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## How many significant figures are there in 0.023

### 2

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## How many significant figures are there in 0.200

### 3

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## What is the addition and subtraction rule with significant figures?

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The result is rounded off to the last common digit occurring furthest to the right in all components. E.g. 100+23.643 = 123.643

Which should be rounded to 3 significant figures.

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## What is the rule with multiplication and division with significant figures?

### The result should be rounded off so as to have the same number of significant figures as the number with the smallest number of significant figures e.g. 3.0(2sf)X12.60(4sf) = 37.80000 which should be rounded to 38(2sf)

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## What does 7 imply a value is between?

### 6.5 and 7.5

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