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    Am asked to find the volume of a cube w dimensions of 3m, 4m and 5m. Asks me to state my degree of accuracy. Answer is obviously 60m cubed, how do I state my degree of accuracy? Can I leave it as 60.0 and state my degree of accuracy as correct to 1 d.p.
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    Am asked to find the volume of a cube w dimensions of 3m, 4m and 5m. Asks me to state my degree of accuracy. Answer is obviously 60m cubed, how do I state my degree of accuracy?
    the sides seem to be given to 1 significant figure, so that is the accuracy you can claim in the volume as well.
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    the sides seem to be given to 1 significant figure, so that is the accuracy you can claim in the volume as well.
    thank you,
    do you think that I could get away with claiming my degree of accuracy to be correct to 1 decimal place and writing my answer as 60.0?
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    Also write the units
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    60.1 would be 3 significant figures... from what you have said the lengths are not given to 3 significant figures
 
 
 
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