Significant Digits

Pronunciation: /sɪgˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt ˈdɪdʒ.ɪtz/ Explain
Significant digits refer to how many digits of a number or measurement are accurate.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, significant digits. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 165. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Significant Digits. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
5/5/2011: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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