A detailed 32-slide PowerPoint
that introduces the idea of significant figures
(also known as significant digits) that can be used to teach students as early as 8th Grade to this challenging, though important topic in both science and mathematics.
Through text, pictures and animations, this presentation introduces numerous topics:
- What are significant figures (sig figs)?
- Why sig figs are important in science
- Precision in recording scientific measurements
- How sig figs are useful in rounding
- Rules for rounding using sig figs
- Rules for determine which digits are significant or not (including zeroes)
- Practice problems
- TWO summary quizzes(10 points each)
Bonus Review Worksheet!
This PowerPoint also comes with a corresponding review worksheet
that includes a help guide, sample problems, review exercises, and full answer key.
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