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Significant Figure Quizzes & Trivia

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In the study of mathematics, the term ‘significant figure’ refers to each of the digits of a number that is used to express it to the specified degree of accuracy, beginning from the first digit that isn't zero....

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 15406   |  Last updated: Jul 27, 2020
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    How many significant figures in 504? Hint: All non-zero digits are significant. Zeros between digits are significant. Remember these rules -- you will not get hints as the quiz progresses!

When trying to figure out what a significant figure is learners may become confused. There are three laws not to forget when it comes to significant figures and we covered them in class. Test how good you are at identifying...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1047   |  Last updated: Aug 22, 2018
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    How many significant figures does 1261.63 have?

The significant figures(often known as the significant digits) of a number are figures that convey sense giving to its measurement decision which includes all digits except all zeros. For example, 012 has 2 significant...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1245   |  Last updated: Jun 24, 2019

Regardless if you call them significant figures or significant digits, these are digits of a particular number, which carry meaning adding to its measurement resolution. They are a measurement that shows the number of important...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 258   |  Last updated: Jun 27, 2018
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    What is the first significant figure in 0.0010556? 

Scientific notation is the way that scientists easily handle very large numbers or very small numbers and very helpful when it comes to significant numbers. Identifying significant number can be confusing if one does not...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 234   |  Last updated: Jun 5, 2018
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    Bob measured the width of a cardboard box to be 640 cm. As written, which of the following digits in his measurement is/are significant? Check all that apply.
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