Problem: Perform the calculations to the correct number of significant figures.(12.01 x imes 0.3) + 4.811

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  • In addition and subtraction → the answer carries the number of decimal places with the as the quantity with the lowest number.
  • In multiplication and division → the answer carries the number of significant figures as the factor with the fewest decimal place
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Perform the calculations to the correct number of significant figures.
(12.01 x 0.3) + 4.811

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