Unformatted text preview: Do not plug in numbers yet! Instead, simplify your result algebraically as much as possible. 5. CALCULATE Put in the numbers with units and calculate your answer. 6. ROUND Look at the number of significant figures that you want to quote for your result. 7. DOUBLE-CHECK Step back and look at the result. Judge for yourself if the answer (both the number and the units) seems realistic. Problem Solving Strategy Thursday, August 26, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.
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