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Posted by **Amy** on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 5:05pm.

Example: 18.56 m

- 13.2 m

__________

5.36 m = 5.4 m

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**drwls**, Friday, August 26, 2011 at 5:10pmThe least accurate measurement is the 13.2 m in this case. Its accuracy is only +/- 0.05.

Therefore the difference should be quoted with the same number of significant digits. In this case, it is the first number after the decimal point.

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**Davis**, Friday, August 26, 2011 at 7:54pmaddition&subtraction= round to least number of decimal places

multiplication&division=round to least number of significant figures present.

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**brandy**, Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 6:07pmSuppose you are playing ice hockey in the middle of a totally frictionless frozen pond. How can you move yourself to the edge of the pond ?

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