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Decimal Places & Significant Figures

Don't forget to give the units in your answers — or they won't be marked correct.

Give each of the following lengths to the nearest metre:

 
  1)   5.8m
 
  2)   8m 77cm
 
  3)   23.49m
 
  4)   5827cm
 

Give each of the following lengths to two decimal places:

 
  5)   15.428m
 
  6)   0.588m
 
  7)   4.025m
 
  8)   0.098mm
 

Show each of the following lengths correct to two significant figures:

 
  9)   23.96cm
 
  10)   5386m
 
  11)   431cm
 
  12)   0.04777m
 

The time taken to run the 200m is 22.78s:

 
  13)   Write the time to 1 d.p.
 
  14)   Write the time to 2 s.f.
 
  15)   Write the time to 3 s.f.
 
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Created by James Dawson, John Ruskin School 2002