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Significant Figures - Adding and Subtracting

Significant Figures - Adding and Subtracting

Author: DoughNut Master
Description:

Learn how to add (or subtract) two or more numbers and report the sum using the proper number of significant figures.

Knowing how to properly add and subtract numbers with different levels of accuracy is important to ensure that the reported answer correctly reflects the levels of uncertainty that were inherent in the original measurements.

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Significant Figures - Adding and Subtracting