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Unformatted text preview: 2) zeros within a number are significant 3) zeros at the end, past a decimal, are significant 4) zeros at the end, without a decimal, are not significant + or  = same number of decimal places as the number with the lowest number of decimal places of the numbers used. * or / = same number of significant figures as the number with the lowest number of significant figures of the numbers used. Trigonometry: sin = opp/hyp cos = adj/hyp tan = opp/adj C 2 = A 2 + B 2...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2009 for the course PHYS 2010 at Colorado.
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 Physics, Mass, Light

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