Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Approximate Numbers and Accuracy - Exercise: 6

Answer

5

Work Step by Step

320,070 ft has 3 non-zero digits and 2 zeros that are between the non-zero digits. The zero to the right is not tagged so is not significant. Thus, there is a total of 5 significant digits.
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