Rounding to Significant Figures Worksheets

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Before delving into our rounding to significant figures worksheets, let's shed some light on how significant figures play out in real life. Had it not been for significant figures, engineers, statisticians, and scientists would have a tough time presenting figures as easily and precisely as possible. For instance, 36,345 – the population of a state – would be far easier when it's 36,000. This is what sig-figs are at their simplest. Get the knack of how a decimal is rounded to significant digits and learn what differentiates it from decimal places with this bunch of free pdf worksheets. Play with the rules properly, include and drop zeros accordingly, and round the decimals to 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 significant digits as directed.

These printable rounding decimals to signifcant figures worksheets is perfect for 7th grade, 8th grade, and high school students.