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# You're asked to find the area of a room that's 4.56 m long and 5.668 m wide How many significant figures should you show in your answer?

3 significant figures. The rule is that the number of digits in your answer should not exceed the lowest number of digits of all the values used to derive the answer.

# Why should you report your measurement in correct significant figures?

It makes the calculation more accurate.

# 62.628 should contain how many significant figures?

Probably 3 but you could get away with 2 so 62.6 or 63, if it is unspecified.

# How many significant figures are needed when multiplying two numbers?

It depends on the number of significant figures from two numbers you are multiplying. But when multiplying you use the same number of significant figures from the numbers you …are multiplying with the LEAST number of significant figures. Example: 92,873.239 * 2 = 200,000 (because the number 2 has only 1 significant figure even tho 92,873.239 has 8 significant figures your answer still only has 1 significant figure)

# Does 0.005 m have three significant figures?

No, just one.

# What is the rule of significant figures when you are multiplying or dividing?

you take the lowest significant figure in the equation and that is the sig fig of your answer

# How many significant figures are there in 0.005000 m?

Four. When the decimal point is expressed, trailing zeros are significant. Leading zeros are never significant.

# How many significant figures are in 3.70 multiplied by 0.280?

There are 3 sig figs becasue when you multiply two numbers you take the same number of sig figs as the multiple with the fewest sig figs. 0.280 and 3.70 both have 3 sig figs.

# When multiplying and dividing measured quantities the number of significant figures in the result should be equal to the number of significant figures in what?

The number of significant figures should be equal to the significant figures in the least precise measurement.

# How many significant figures should the product of 2.16 and 0.18 have?

2. The least number of significant figures in any number of the problem determines the number of significant figures in the answer.

# How many significant figures should be reported in the answer -2.006?

4 significant figures.

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# How do you express 125 m in two significant figures?

125 m in two significant figures is: 120 m

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# How many significant figures in 1.2340 x10-12 m?

5

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# How many significant figure in 0.004 m?

0.004 has 1 significant figure.

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# How do you decide how many significant figures the answer should have when you are adding and subtracting?

The least number of significant figures in any number of the problem determines the number of significant figures in the answer.

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# Two significant figures the measurment 0.0255 g should be reported as?

Two significant figures the measurment 0.0255 g should be reported as 0.026g