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Significant figures

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if error was found out to be plus/minus 58 and observed value was 227.32 how should the data be rounded of( to which significant figure)


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What is the number 227.32 related to? if you measured it your significant figures would be related to the accuracy of the measuring instrument. If it was from a question the i would just use the amount of significant figures that was used in the numbers in the question.
 

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