(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

When doing operations with numbers with uncertainties, if the significant figures of the resultant number's uncertainty is lower the significant figures of the resultant number, how should I show the resultant uncertainty. For example,

2. Relevant equations

if you do the operation 5.40+-0.10 / 90.00+-0.05 , the result is

0.06+-0.001

3. The attempt at a solution

the solution must either be

0.06 +- 0.00

or

0.06 +- 0.01x(10^(-1))

since the number of the significant numbers should be equal. so which one is it?

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# Homework Help: Dealing with uncertainties

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