How many significant figures are there in the answer for the following problem?

A) one

B) two

C) three

D) four

We are asked for the number of significant figures in the answer to the problem.

The number of significant figures depends on the operation we use:

1. **addition or subtraction** - the ** least** number of

2. **multiplication or division**** **- the ** least** number of

We operate the ones in the brackets first in this order : () → [] → {}

Significant Figures

Significant Figures

Significant Figures

Significant Figures

Significant Figures