Physical World and Measurements
- A significant figure is defined as the figures which is considered reasonably trust worthy in number. The significant figures indicate the extent to which the readings are reliable.
- All the non zero digits in a given number are significant without any regard to the location of the decimal point if any.
- All zeroes occurring between two non zero digits are significant without any regards to the location of decimal point if any.
- If the number is less than one, all the zeroes to the right of the decimal point but to the first non zero digit are not significant.
- All the zeroes to the right of a decimal point are significant if they are not followed by a non zero digit.
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