- Math Skills - Significant Figures
In any measurement, the number of significant figures is critical. The number of significant figures is the number of digits believed to be correct by the person doing the measuring. It includes one estimated digit. So, does the concept of significant figures deal with precision or accuracy? I'll answer this question after you peruse the next example. Let's look at an example where significant figures is important: measuring volume in the laboratory. This can be done in many ways: using a beaker with volumes marked on the side, a graduated cylinder, or a buret. Which glassware would give you the most precise volume measurement? Let's figure out the volume for each one a
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- JN Tata Endowment - Sir Dorabji Tata Trust
The Allied Trusts present a significant and sizeable portion of philanthropy and have promoted several noteworthy projects.
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- The Heartland Institute - Mars Is Warming, NASA Scientists Report - by James M. Taylor
The planet Mars is undergoing significant global warming, new data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) show, lending support to many climatologists' claims that the Earth's modest warming during the past century is due primarily to a recent upsurge in solar energy.
Author: James M. Taylor, Publication: Environment & Climate News, Issue: November 2005, Published: November 01, 2005, Publisher: The Heartland Institute, Summary: The planet Mars is undergoing significant global warming, new data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) show, lending support to many climatologists' claims that the Earth's modest warming durin
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