Calculations

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fara valdez
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Calculations

Postby fara valdez » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:15 pm

I am under the impression sig figs for the tests do not take a toll on the grade, what if the correct number of sig figs being used alters our calculations which alters the answer to the problem?

ElizabethP1L
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Re: Calculations

Postby ElizabethP1L » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:18 pm

It's advised that you avoid rounding/sig figs as you work out the problem. You should use them at the very end.

Tiffany Tufenkjian 1E
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Re: Calculations

Postby Tiffany Tufenkjian 1E » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:21 pm

Sig figs usually align with the value in the problem with the least number of places.

Jazmin 1H
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Re: Calculations

Postby Jazmin 1H » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:50 pm

To avoid getting a different answer, you should not round or alter significant figures until you complete the problem that you are doing!


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