# Math Help - significant figures

1. ## significant figures

can someone tell me what the following are to 3 significant figures much appreciated

852.27 =

35.987 =

0.06721 =

2. Originally Posted by jm16
can someone tell me what the following are to 3 significant figures much appreciated

852.27 ... 852

35.987 ... 36.0

0.06721 ... 0.0672
most important rule from the link I gave you previously ...

... write the number in scientific notation. If you must get rid of the zeroes, then they are NOT significant.