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The problem says indicate the the number of sig. figs. that should be present in the answers to the following problem without solving the problem.

0.70 x 7.00 x 6.880=

What is a sig.fig. and how can you find them without solving the problem? It doesn't make sense

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Refer to your text, and examples, or here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Significant_figures

Hint, the first number has the least significant digits, but you need to understand why.

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three sig figs

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