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Significant Figures

Significant Figures

Author: Jeana Wesson

The student will determine the number of significant figures in a measurement and be able to round a calculated value to the correct number of significant figures.

Significant figures are one way of identifying and representing the amount of certainty in a measurement.

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Understanding Significant Figures