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If you multiplied 3774 m by 186 m how many significant figures should you report in your answer?
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.
It makes the calculation more accurate.
You should always report sig figures at the same level as they are stated in the question. In this case, you would report to the meter. in this case 311,604 m.
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)
Four. When the decimal point is expressed, trailing zeros are significant. Leading zeros are never significant.
As expressed, three.
2300.m has four significant figures.
4 significant figures.
There are 4 significant figures to be reported.
There are three significant figures in 4.00
Six significant figures.