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Precalc0001to0005-page19 - . We do not include the leading...

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(Section 0.3: Rounding) 0.3.3 Example 3 (Counting Decimal Places and Significant Digits) Consider: 0.001020, or .001020 Whenever 0 is the integer part, it is optional to write it. These are written out to six decimal places . • We count all six digits after the decimal point, including the “leading zeros” after the decimal point and before the “1,” the leftmost nonzero digit. These are written out to four significant digits
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Unformatted text preview: . We do not include the leading zeros, but we include the 1 and all digits after the 1. Example 4 (Counting Decimal Places and Significant Digits) Consider: 70.001 This is written out to three decimal places . This is written out to five significant digits . Because the integer part is not 0, we count all digits, including any zeros to the left of the decimal point....
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