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What is the product of 3.15 m and 2.006 m with the correct number of significant figures?

6 m2

6.3 m2

6.32 m2

6.319 m2

 

i think its A ? 6?

 Aug 29, 2019
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The answer would be C. 6.32 m^2

 

Hope this Helps ;P

 Aug 29, 2019
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why is that?

jjennylove  Aug 29, 2019
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Thank you for yuor help!

jjennylove  Aug 30, 2019
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When you multiply two numbers, the number of significant figures is the least number of decimal places. In this case, that is 2 (3.15 has 2 decimal places). Rounding 6.319 to two decimal places, you get 6.32

 

Hope that clarified things

 Aug 30, 2019
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Thank you so much ! Makes sense

jjennylove  Aug 30, 2019

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