# Question #9435c

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Mar 15, 2017

#### Answer:

Three.

#### Explanation:

Right from the start, you should be able to say that the number hs *at least* three significant figures because it has **non-zero digits**.

Non-zero digits are **always** significant, regardless if the precede a decimal point or follow it.

In this case, you have

#0.483 -># three sig figs

Now, how about the

As you can see, the **smaller than** **not** significant.

You can thus say that **significant figures**.