Posted by **~christina~** on Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 2:03pm.

How would I go and express these numbers with 3 significant figures in normal notation?

a)15.08

b)1444

c)83,909

d)0.524

e)0.0254

for d and e aren't they already with 3 significant figures and also in normal notation?

for a, b, and c I can't figure out what to do since It isn't explained how to get 3 significant figures in normal notation though I usually use scientific notation when questions like this come up.

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**DrBob222**, Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 3:21pm
Count three places. Round to the third. I use round to the even number for a number ending in 5.

a. 15.1

b. 1440

c. 83,900

d and e are ok as is.

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**~christina~**, Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 3:47pm
Thanks Dr.Bob =)

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**laksjia**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 4:49pm
In measurement should contain only the numbers tht are significant true or false?

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