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General C001: Significant figures

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  • The following questions are on significant figures, it may be useful to review the rules associated with determining significant figures. These questions are for self-testing only, and are not suitable for assignments or exams.

    How many significant figures do the following numbers contain?

    1. 562

    2. 1234

    3. 23.0

    4. 8675309

    5. 0.001

    6. 1.0001

    7. 0.010

    8. 800000

    9. 300.03

    10. 67.0

    Answers:

    1. 3

    2. 4

    3. 3

    4. 7

    5. 1

    6. 5

    7. 2

    8. 1

    9. 5

    10. 3