I had this problem come up while studying for my Math Praxis II exam.

What can the difference between the following numbers that are rounded to 2 significant digits:

2.87 million

2.22 million

Thanks,

karies4083

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- Jul 3rd 2012, 09:37 AMkaries4083Significant Figures
I had this problem come up while studying for my Math Praxis II exam.

What can the difference between the following numbers that are rounded to 2 significant digits:

2.87 million

2.22 million

Thanks,

karies4083 - Jul 3rd 2012, 09:51 AMemakarovRe: Significant Figures
Hint: The first number belong to the interval $\displaystyle [2.865\cdot10^6,2.875\cdot10^6)$ and the second number belongs to the interval $\displaystyle [2.215\cdot10^6,2.225\cdot10^6)$.

- Jul 3rd 2012, 10:49 AMkaries4083Re: Significant Figures
Thanks .. that helps . .ALOT!

karies4083