(a) My calculator gives the answer x = 6.1234, but I know that x has a fractional uncertainty of 2%. Restate my answer in the standard form xba, ± & properly rounded. How many significant figures does the answer really have? (b) Do the same for y = 1.1234 with a fractional uncertainty of 2%. (c) Likewise, for z = 9.1234.
For Section 2.9: Multiplying Two Measured Numbers