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In many instances exact numbers are not necessary or even desirable. In those circumstances approximations are given. Numbers can be approximated to a given number of significant figures (s.f.).

The following diagram shows how to determine the number of significant figures in a given number. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions using significant figures.

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In many instances exact numbers are not necessary or even desirable. In those circumstances approximations are given. Numbers can be approximated to a given number of significant figures (s.f.).

The following diagram shows how to determine the number of significant figures in a given number. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions using significant figures.

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