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Sig Fig Rules
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The rules for Sig Figs :D
Non zero digits are always significant.
Ex: 222 & 546
Zeros between non zeroes are significant.Ex: 404 & 102,404
Trailing zeros or zeroes AFTER DECIMAL POINT are significantEx: .500 & .006
Final answer: Must NOT have more sig figs than in the equation that had the least amount of sig figs.
Count the number of significant figures in the decimal portion ONLY of each number in the problem
Addition and Subtraction Sig Fig Rules
Find the least amount of sig figs in the equation.
2. Multiply/Divide normally
Multiplication/Division Sig Fig Rules
YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO FIND SIG FIGS IN ORDER TO DO THIS
This will determine how many sig figs your final answer will have.
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