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Original problem: find perimeter of 12.6 ft by 13.88 ft room and express answer in meters.

16.1 m or 16.2 m?

Question is when to round? After finding perimeter in feet? 53.0 feet to meters = 16.2 meters or at the end? 52.96 feet = 16.1 meters?

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# Homework Help: Significant Figures addition & conversion

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