Questions About Remote Learning? Click Here

Sig Fig Rules
Updated: 9/25/2020
Sig Fig Rules
This storyboard was created with StoryboardThat.com

Storyboard Description

The rules for Sig Figs :D

Storyboard Text

  • 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
  • Add/Subtract normally5.50+8.78=?
  • 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.
Over 14 Million Storyboards Created
Storyboard That Family