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On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?Hi folks, I have a question to do that has a few parts but it states the answer is given to 3 significant figures. I can do all the calculations but am wondering about the 3 significant figures (which I understand how to do as well). The answer must be given in m^2 “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” ― Winston Churchill #2 20140202 11:07:27
Re: On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?Hi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20140202 14:30:53
Re: On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?thanks for the links bobbym its appreciated..... “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” ― Winston Churchill #4 20140202 17:20:31
Re: On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?Hi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20140202 20:16:50
Re: On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?hi silverpuma, You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #6 20140203 01:46:50
Re: On a multipart question when do you round to significant figure?Thanks Bob for the great answer and all makes perfect sense.....I suppose in maths like a lot of things in life there is a certain amount of "common" sense to be applied as well:) “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” ― Winston Churchill Pages: 1 