# How many significant figures are in 0.04050?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 1, 2017

#### Explanation:

There are *laws* of significant figures present here.

The first one being that all non-zero numbers are significant. With a

The second being that a zero in between non-zero numbers are significant. This adds the significant digit count to

Lastly (kind of), is that a trailing zero after a decimal is significant. So the

Therefore, there are

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