What is a meaningful digit in a measured quantity said to be?

1 Answer
Oct 23, 2017

It depends... on the instrument of measurement. The term however is significant figure.


To be sure,


Graduations are in 1mL. Thus, I may measure it to 0.x.

I would read this as approximately #35.5mL#, you may read it differently, which is why the concept of precision exists.