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written by Wolfgang Bauer
This Java applet is a game designed to provide practice in significant figures for beginners. Users view a number and must determine the number of significant figures. Scores are automatically tallied, with short explanations given for incorrect responses.  

This item is part of a larger collection of physics applets.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
= Error
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Game
= Problem/Problem Set
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
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© 1999 W. Bauer
Keywords:
error, measurement, significant digits, significant figures
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Metadata instance created August 10, 2009 by Caroline Hall
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August 19, 2009 by Bruce Mason
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March 10, 2004
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AIP Format
W. Bauer, (1999), WWW Document, (http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
W. Bauer, The Applet Collection: Significant Figures (1999), <http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm>.
APA Format
Bauer, W. (2004, March 10). The Applet Collection: Significant Figures. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm
Chicago Format
Bauer, Wolfgang. The Applet Collection: Significant Figures. March 10, 2004. http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
Bauer, Wolfgang. The Applet Collection: Significant Figures. 1999. 10 Mar. 2004. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://www.lon-capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Wolfgang Bauer", Title = {The Applet Collection: Significant Figures}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 September 2014}, Month = {March 10, 2004}, Year = {1999} }
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%O application/java

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