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My problem is with the number of significant figures I have to carry forward in intermediate calculations. I know that if the given data has a minimum of n sf, then the final ans should be to n+1 sf. But then should the intermediate answers be to n+2 sf??

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I have no idea how to solve this problem.

Please help!!

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# Number of sf to be carried forward

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