A more formal defmition of significant digits is as follows: (ii) Let the approximate value have digits d1d2 d, , e, , +1 ep, where ... For example, zeros are not always significant figures because they may serve to locate the position of decimal point.
|Title||:||Engineering Mathematics : Volume Iii|
|Author||:||A.C. Srivastava, P.K. Srivastava, Srivastava P. K., Srivastava A. C.|
|Publisher||:||PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. -|