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Sig Figs and DP

Significant figures and decimal places

Through your circuit simulations you will have seen that the resistance was given to 1 decimal place.  In AS physics the importance of using the right number of decimal paces and significant figures bcomes huge, especially when we are thinking about the valididty of our calculations.  This topic will show you just why we need to use the correct number of decimal places and significant figures.


Task 1

View the prezi below


Task 2

Complete the following problems:


Once you have done that you can check your answrs here

Task Discussion