# How many significant figures will there be inthe answer to the following problem? #101.7 * 5.45#

##### 1 Answer

Aug 29, 2016

There will be three significant figures in the answer.

#### Explanation:

When multiplying or dividing measurements (numbers), the result must have the same number of significant figures as the number in the problem with the fewest significant figures.

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