# How many significant figure are in this number 2010.00? Tell me why the 0 between just before the decimal point is countable.

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Apr 23, 2016

#### Answer:

The number 2010.00 has six significant figures.

#### Explanation:

The number 2010.00 has six significant figures. The trailing zeros after the decimal are always significant. The zero in front of the decimal is significant because it is between two other significant figures.