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Why is zero written after a decimal point significant?

Asked by 10th August 2012, 2:54 PM
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Answer:
The zero after a decimal point considered as significant digit because that is the defined, accepted convention.

12 is 12 +/- 0.5
12.0 is 12 +/- 0.05
12.00 is 12 +/- 0.005
12.000 is 12 +/- 0.0005
etc.

Answered by Expert 10th August 2012, 4:21 PM
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