As significant figures, we shall be of more value in the world, be happier ourselves, and make others happier.
Solve the equation obtaining the values of the roots correct to three significant figures.
David almost breaks me down under the weight of his strong and significant figures.
|significant digits |
The digits in a decimal number that are warranted by the accuracy of the means of measurement. Significant digits are all the numbers beginning with the leftmost nonzero digit, or beginning with the first digit after the decimal point if there are no nonzero digits to the left of the decimal point, and extending to the right. For example, 302, 3.20, and 0.023 all have three significant digits.