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Noun Concept
Categories: Arithmetic, Numerical analysis, All articles needing additional references
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significant digit  significant figure  significant figures  first digit  arithmetic precision
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Any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value) WordNet 3.0
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Any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Significant figures of a number in positional notation are digits in the number that are reliable and necessary to indicate the quantity of something. Wikipedia
Any digit of a number within the measurement resolution of that number, as opposed to spurious digits Wikidata
A digit that is meaningful with respect to the precision of a measurement: in other words a digit that is nonzero, followed by a nonzero digit, or (for trailing zeroes) justified by the precision of the derivation or measurement. Wiktionary
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He calculated the answer to four significant figures WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet