Problem: How many significant figures are in each of the following numbers?1.563300 1011

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1. If your number has a decimal point move from: left to right

  • Start counting once you get to your first non-zero number and keep counting until the end. 


2. If your number has NO decimal point move from right to left

  • Start counting once you get to your first non-zero number keep counting until the end.


1.563300 x 1011has decimal point   trailing zeroes

  • trailing zeros (zeroes after a non zero digit) after a decimal point → signficant
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How many significant figures are in each of the following numbers?

1.563300 1011