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Significant figures

  1. Sep 10, 2005 #1
    How many significant figures should be retained in the result of the following calculation.

    (11.13 - 2.6) * 10^4
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    (103.05 + 16.9) * 10^-6

    is it 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 ?
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2005 #2

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