Mantissa

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Sarina Morales 1D
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Mantissa

Postby Sarina Morales 1D » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:28 pm

What is Mantissa/what does Mantissa stand for on the significant figures resource sheet Dr.Lavelle posted for us?

Davalanya 1F
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Re: Mantissa

Postby Davalanya 1F » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:53 pm

I believe that it is the number before the x 10^(insert a number). So simply for example 2.5 would be the mantissa in the answer 2.5 *10^5.


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