Pupils use a variety of rulers to measure small strips of paper. Students analyze their results and discuss which ruler was the most accurate and which digits were the most certain.
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New Review Significant Figures | Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Sig Figs
Selecting the proper measurement requires thought; for example, an odometer shouldn't be used to measure millimeters due to a lack of preciseness. An informative video from a Socratica playlist explains the importance of significant...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplying And Dividing with Significant Figures
Sal takes out the big guns - or in this case, big calculator - in this video, which carries the concept of significant figures even further. Sal shows how to multiply and divide significant figures using both electronic and handwritten...
10 mins 7th - 9th Math
Addition And Subtraction with Significant Figures
After a series of videos on the use and application of significant figures, Sal gets down to business as he demonstrates the methods of adding and subtracting significant numbers. Viewers will find his easygoing manner and clear examples...
9 mins 7th - 9th Math