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099 3. 09 4. 2 Significant figures and decimal places The accuracy with which we state a number often depends upon the context in which the number is being used. The volume of a petrol tank is usually given to the nearest litre. It is of no practical use to give such a volume to the nearest cubic centimetre. When writing a number we often give the accuracy by stating the number of significant figures or the number of decimal places used. These terms are now explained. Significant figures Suppose we are asked to write down the number nearest to 857 using at most two non-zero digits, or numbers.

F. is 67. 4999. . f. 4999. . is 66. f. is 67. 5. ) we consider the first 4 decimal places, that is, numbers after the decimal point. p. we consider the first 3 decimal places and so on. If the final digit is 5 or more we round up, otherwise we round down. p. 426. 43. p. 43. p. p. 97. The final digit is a 7 and so we round up. 9. 0. p. 0. p. p. 043. 04. 2 1. Explain the meaning of ‘significant figures’. 2. Explain the process of writing a number to so many decimal places. 2 1. f. 607 (f ) 2345 2.

F. 4999. . is 66. f. is 67. 5. ) we consider the first 4 decimal places, that is, numbers after the decimal point. p. we consider the first 3 decimal places and so on. If the final digit is 5 or more we round up, otherwise we round down. p. 426. 43. p. 43. p. p. 97. The final digit is a 7 and so we round up. 9. 0. p. 0. p. p. 043. 04. 2 1. Explain the meaning of ‘significant figures’. 2. Explain the process of writing a number to so many decimal places. 2 1. f. 607 (f ) 2345 2. f. f. f. f. p. p.