## TOOL: ROUND TO SIGNIFICANT FIGURES CALCULATOR

#### ROUND TO SIGNIFICANT FIGURES CALCULATOR

2.756 rounded to 2 significant digits is:

2.8

SOLUTION

Remove zeros on the left-most digits to obtain a number with 2 significant figures.

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## INFORMATION

The rules for determining the significant figures are listed below.

• All non-zero digits are significant. (e.g. 3 and 4 in 3004)
• Zeros between non-zero digits are significant. (e.g. 0s in 3004)
• Leading zeros are not significant. (e.g. 0s in 0.04)
• In numbers without a decimal point, trailing zeros are not significant. (e.g. 0s in 3400)
• In numbers containing a decimal point, trailing zeros are significant. (e.g. 0s in 34.00)

### WHAT IS ROUND TO SIGNIFICANT FIGURES CALCULATOR?

Round to significant figures calculator,

• Counts the number of significant figures,
• Rounds the number to a specified number of significant figures and
• Illustrates all solution steps.

### HOW TO USE ROUND TO SIGNIFICANT FIGURES CALCULATOR?

You can use round to significant figures calculator in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter a number (whole or decimal) to the input box, select a digit, and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input box. If you use this property, a random number is generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOXES

To round some other numbers you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.

• You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.