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Significant Figures (and Precision & Accuracy)

Significant Figures (and Precision & Accuracy)

Author: deirdre carney
  • Student will be able to determine significant figure given multiple measurements
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Why are significant figures important?

Watch video and take detailed notes in your science notebook.
*** What does it mean that you cannot have an ANSWER is more PRECISE than the figures you STARTED with ???? *****

Accuracy and Precision

Watch video and take notes in your science notebook.