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Problem 7Q

What limits the number of significant digits in a calculation involving only multiplication and division?

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Solution: Here, we are going to find the limiting factor of the number of significant digits in a calculation involving only multiplication and division.

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In multiplication or division, the final result should be reported up to the same number of significant numbers as are present in the term with the least number of significant figures.

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For example if we multiply 2.415(having four significant figures)...

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