Lect 5 problem solving and numbers

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Unformatted text preview: riable is known. the s Quantitation s ROT: ROT: x 2-3 sig figs typical x 1 sig fig often too few x 4+ sig figs superfluous Answers on hwk, exams, PBLs should Answers be reported to correct # of sig figs. be s Best to carry extra digits through and Best then round off. then s Summary Engineering is “way to think” since Engineering technology and problems will change. technology s Develop a structured approach to solving Develop problems. problems. s x Break problem into many smaller problems. s Use numbers to support technical arguments. x Use “factor of 10” not “very.”...
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