Welcome! This listing features a two-page handout that will help students gear up for honoring the rules of significant figures of mathematical operations for the duration of their year in physical science, chemistry, or physics.
This worksheet showcases, explains and provides practice to help students learn how to round their answers to achieve a value with the targeted number of significant figures. Sections covered are how to round whole numbers, decimals, and numbers in scientific notation. Additional sections cover examples with explanations that address common student errors pertaining to rounding.
This listing also includes a two-page key with the answers in red font.
This PDF document will become editable upon conversion to Microsoft Word using an Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Program. You will be hard-pressed to find more a user-friendly worksheet covering the topic of rounding and significant figures with a more detailed analysis!
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