Identifying significant figures
In order to tell how many significant figures there are in a number, follow these basic rules.
|Rule 1||Significant figures are the number of digits from the “first nonzero” to the “last position”.|
|Rule 2||The “Last Position” is the last number’s position if the measurement has a decimal point. Otherwise, the “last position” is the last non-zero’s position.|
Now try them out.
Repeatedly enter a number and check how many significant figures it has:
Acknowledgement: Thanks to Larry Battle for the code and help.
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