## 3 Sig Figs 1795.507? [ENDORSED]

Ryan Fang 1D
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### 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?

How do you round this to 3 significant figures? 1800 only has two and 1796 has four significant figures. Thanks for the help!

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### Re: 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?

I think you could round it to 1800 and then put it into scientific notation so that it would be 1.80 x 10^3

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### Re: 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?

If you're asking about 3 sig figs for the 1795.507, then it would be 1.80x10^3.

Sue Xu 2K
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### Re: 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?

Actually 1800 has 4 significant figures. the zeros count to the sig fig.

aaron tang 2K
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### Re: 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?

You should round up to 1800, then convert it into scientific notation. For 3 sig figs, the answer should be 1.80 x 10^3

AnuPanneerselvam1H
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### Re: 3 Sig Figs 1795.507?  [ENDORSED]

1800. only has 4 sig figs if there is a decimal. Without the decimal, there are only two sig figs. In this case, it would be 1.80 x 10^3 for 3 sig figs.