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This website offers a tutorial on significant digits.  The tutorial includes an introduction to significant digits, example problems, and a series of self-paced questions.

This is part of series of tutorials on physics and mathematics used in physics classes.
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TPT Websights, error calculation, mathematics, measurement, precision, rounding, significant digits, significant figures, significant numbers
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(Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/sig_fig/SIG_dig.htm).
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Guelph Physics Tutorials: Significant Digits (Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2006), <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/sig_fig/SIG_dig.htm>.
APA Format
Guelph Physics Tutorials: Significant Digits. (2006, March 29). Retrieved September 15, 2014, from Department of Physics, University of Guelph: http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/sig_fig/SIG_dig.htm
Chicago Format
Department of Physics, University of Guelph. Guelph Physics Tutorials: Significant Digits. Guelph: Department of Physics, University of Guelph, March 29, 2006. http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/sig_fig/SIG_dig.htm (accessed 15 September 2014).
MLA Format
Guelph Physics Tutorials: Significant Digits. Guelph: Department of Physics, University of Guelph, 2006. 29 Mar. 2006. 15 Sep. 2014 <http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/sig_fig/SIG_dig.htm>.
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