Significant figures

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Homework Statement



how many significant figures are there if a scientific notation is added or multiplied to a whole number, let's say


1.) 208998 + 4.7 x 10^5 =??
2.) (0.0000328) (45.9 x 10^8) =??

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The Attempt at a Solution


I've been thinking since last night... please help...
 

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thank you very much! :smile:
 
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