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Unformatted text preview: Error ±5 ± 0.5 ± 0.05 ± 0.005 Precision (%) 10 1 0.1 0.01 Number of Number significant Figures Figures 1 2 3 4 50 or 50. 52 or 52. 52.4 52.37 General Rules-Significant Figures General Zeros within a number are always Zeros significant significant • 4308 and 40.05 each have 4 significant figures Zeros that do nothing but set the decimal Zeros point are not significant point • 470,000 has two significant figures • 0.0081 has two significant figures Trailing zeros after the decimal point are Trailing significa...
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