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Posted by **Shadow** on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 9:11pm.

Since the least sig. fig. is 1 would the answer be 1 x 10^3 ?Thanks

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**Shadow**, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 9:13pmWell, it have no decimal places so I don't know how many significant figure should the answer be

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 9:28pm150

-1

- .182

The answer is 150. Since the zero in the one column is not significant, you cannot subtract the 1, nor the .182

Remember the problem is really this:

(150±5)-(1±.05)-(0.182±0.0005)

and the answer is...(150±5) which in significant figure notation is 150

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