Submitted by admin on Sun, 2016-10-30 18:45 How do I determine the number of significant figures in in 0.2434 meters? There are four significant Permalink Submitted by Pisgahchemist on Mon, 2016-10-31 09:19 There are four significant digits in 0.2434. All non-zero digits are significant. The leading zero is there only by convention. Log in or register to post comments Remember the rules for Permalink Submitted by chemtopper on Tue, 2016-11-22 19:39 Remember the rules for significant figures regarding counting of zeroes 1.leading zeroes are never counted -- eg 0.387 2.Zeroes in between the digits are always counted --- eg 308 3. Trailing zeores after decimal always counted ....eg 308.00 4.Trailing zeoes without decimal never counted......eg 30800 http://www.chemtopper.com/ http://www.chemtopper.com/AP_Chemistry.php Log in or register to post comments

## There are four significant

There are four significant digits in 0.2434. All non-zero digits are significant. The leading zero is there only by convention.

## Remember the rules for

Remember the rules for significant figures regarding counting of zeroes

1.leading zeroes are never counted -- eg 0.387

2.Zeroes in between the digits are always counted --- eg 308

3. Trailing zeores after decimal always counted ....eg 308.00

4.Trailing zeoes without decimal never counted......eg 30800

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