Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 1 - Section 1.11 - Rounding Numbers - Exercises - Page 67: 29



Work Step by Step

The first four digits from the left are significant so round off the number to the nearest thousands. Thus, rounding to two significant digits means rounding off the number to the nearest thousand. The thousands digit $2$ is followed by a $3$ so retain $2$ and replace the rest of the digits to its right with zero: $1,462,000$
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