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Unformatted text preview: o Addition and Subtraction Result can have no more decimal places than the measurement with the fewest decimal places o Multiplication and Division Result can only be as precise as the least precise -- # of significant figures o If doing both of the preceding bullet points, do not round until the END • When working with units of volume or area, ou will see the following: o m 3 o cm 2 o How can these exponents affect dimensional analysis? • Temperature o Direct measure of energy of a system High energy = high temperature o Temperature scale 0C = 32F --same energy 100C/180F = 5C/9F KNOW THIS!!! • F=1.8C + 32 • K= C +273 • Density= Mass/Volume...
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- Summer '08
- International System of Units, SI prefix, SI derived unit, Rounding significant figures