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Math Operations With Significant Figures

Math Operations With Significant Figures

Author: Cecil McIntosh

The objective of this packet, is to familiarize the user with identifying significant figures in measured values, and how to do Math operations using Significant figures. The user should also become familiar with Exact numbers, and how they impact calculations using significant figures.

This packet goes through a number of examples with the user, showing how to spot significant figures in numbers. I also work through a few math operations using significant figures, also incorporating a section on exact numbers and how they affect calculations using measurements.

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