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Significant Figures

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Zach Hartman, PhD (#107608)

Significant figures can be rather difficult for students to grasp. Why are they important? How are they used? The answers to these questions are not always readily understandable because they relate to practical lab aspects that are not always taught in the classroom. Contained here is a guide to be used by beginner chemistry students to gain a firm hold on working with significant figures.

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