How do you calculate 6200 x 5.125 and round your answer to the correct number of significant figures?

1 Answer
Sep 23, 2016

Answer:

31780

Explanation:

If the correct number of significant figures is not specified, use the same as the question.

#6200 xx 5.125 = 31775#

#31775# is, to 4 significant figures, #31780#

Significant figures is the same as rounding, if we write a number to #4# significant figures, then we keep the first #3# numbers the same and round the #4rth# by looking at the #5th#.