# Significant Figures For 38.0 + 0.0035 + 0.00003

38.0 + 0.0035 + 0.00003 = 38.0
Sig Figs
3
Decimals
1
Scientific Notation
3.80 × 101

## Steps

1 38.0 + 0.0035 = 38.0035 38.0035 + 0.00003 = 38.00353 Round 38.00353 → 38.0 (Decimals: 1)

## Instructions

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The following sig fig rules are used:

• Addition (+) and subtraction (-) round by the least number of decimals.
• Multiplication (* or ×) and division (/ or ÷) round by the least number of significant figures.
• Logarithm (log, ln) uses the input's number of significant figures as the result's number of decimals.
• Antilogarithm (n^x.y) uses the power's number of decimals (mantissa) as the result's number of significant figures.
• Exponentiation (n^x) only rounds by the significant figures in the base.
• To count trailing zeros, add a decimal point at the end (e.g. 1000.) or use scientific notation (e.g. 1.000 × 10^3 or 1.000e3).
• Zeros have all their digits counted as significant (e.g. 0 = 1, 0.00 = 3).
• Rounds when appropriate, after parentheses, and on the final step.

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