Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 4 - Review - Page 207: 2



Work Step by Step

Apply the rules on page 162 of the book to find the significant digits (the accuracy) of the measurement 24,000 mi. We use rule #1: all non-zero digits are significant. Thus "2,4" are significant. Thus, there are 2 significant digits.
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