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Homework Help: Converting Minutes to second in sig figs

  1. Sep 8, 2009 #1
    2.05 min multiplies 60 sec/1 min= 100 not 123 right? Since 60 has only one sig fig, is it okay to write it as 60.00 to get a more accurate answer?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 8, 2009 #2
    Since 60sec/1min is a definition it doesn't follow the "sig fig" rules, they only apply for measurements. it's 123 sec.
     
  4. Sep 8, 2009 #3
    Since you brought it up, does the "2" in V=v0 + 2at follow the sig fig rule?
     
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