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    what would 0.171 be to 1SF? would it be 0.170?
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    what would 0.171 be to 1SF? would it be 0.170?
    No, because the 170 are all significant. Only leading zeroes are insignificant.

    For 1sf you need is one digit after that leading zero
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    0.171=0.2?
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    0.171=0.2?
    Yes, that's right
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