what part of the probem to apply sig fig rules

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Maria Zamarripa 1L
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what part of the probem to apply sig fig rules

Postby Maria Zamarripa 1L » Mon May 14, 2018 6:48 pm

do we have to apply the sig fig rules at each step of the problem or only at the last step?

Jessica Urzua-1H
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Re: what part of the probem to apply sig fig rules

Postby Jessica Urzua-1H » Mon May 14, 2018 6:49 pm

Only apply significant figures to the last step of a problem to get the most accurate answer.

Salena Chowdri 1I
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Re: what part of the probem to apply sig fig rules

Postby Salena Chowdri 1I » Mon May 14, 2018 6:57 pm

It's best not to round off any values used in the calculation. Only apply the sig fig rule to your final answer. This will give you the most accurate value!


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