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Significant Figures

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**ALL non-zero numbers (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) are ALWAYS significant.**

Rule #1 ALL non-zero numbers (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) are ALWAYS significant. Example (4 sig fig) (11 sig fig)

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**2) ALL zeroes between non-zero numbers are ALWAYS significant. Example**

Rule # 2 2) ALL zeroes between non-zero numbers are ALWAYS significant. Example (5 sig fig) (5 sig fig)

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**All final zeroes to the right of the decimal place are significant **

Rule # 3 All final zeroes to the right of the decimal place are significant Example (5 sig fig) 3,000, (8 sig fig)

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**Zeroes that act as place holders are not significant.**

Rule # 4 Zeroes that act as place holders are not significant. Example 300,000,000 (1 sig fig) 960 (2 sig fig)

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Examples 508.0 807000

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