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    Sig figs

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:03 pm

    It seems that sig figs will haunt me all my life. And to every teacher/prof the rules are different for adding/subtracting and multiplying.


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    Re: Sig figs

    Post by Fangy on Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:37 pm

    Fortunately in Physics you're pretty safe just chopping off the decimals
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    Re: Sig figs

    Post by Ahmed on Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:57 pm

    Yeah, I can't really do that in medicine. Could kill someone I guess......Really really lame though. Ever since I set foot in Chem and most of my points off come from a wrong number of sig figs. Tomorrow I have the Pharmaceutics test (math).

    There goes my grade.


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    Re: Sig figs

    Post by Doc on Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:06 pm

    soon it will be six figs
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    Re: Sig figs

    Post by Fangy on Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:37 pm

    NASA only needed like 6 digits of Pi to send people to the moon
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    Re: Sig figs

    Post by jj16802 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:42 pm

    Doc wrote:soon it will be six figs
    Now you got me craving for Newton Figs...


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