# Significant Figures by Mathematics Operations

I am trying to figure out the proper answer in significant figures for this, I'm not sure which rule I follow, the addition/subtraction rule or the multiplication/division rule?

320.5 - (6104.5 / 2.3)

I'm wondering if the answer should be -2333.6 or -2379.5?

Could you please show work?

Thank you!

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6104.5 / 2.3 = 2654.130435

This will be rounded off to 2 significant figures ...

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