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    Significant Figures by Mathematical Computations: Example

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    Multiply or Divide the following problems. Round to the correct number of significant figures.

    a) (64.69)(8.08) = _____________ b) 0.7406/0.144 = ____________

    c) (354.43)(4.596) = _____________ d) 345.67/9.01 = _____________

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    All you need to know is that for multiplication and division, the final answer should have the same number of significant digits as the quantity with the lowest number of significant digits. With addition/subtraction, ...

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    The solution examines significant figures through mathematical computations.