Significant Figures Quiz

This simple online quiz is intended to give you extra practice in counting signficiant figures or digits (a.k.a. "sig figs"). Make sure you review the Metric (SI) Prefixes handout before taking the quiz!

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Number of problems:  5
Type of questions:  Counting sig figs in numbers
 Multiplication & division problems with sig figs
 Addition & subtraction problems with sig figs
Display numbers as:  Decimal (regular) notation (e.g., "1858")
 Scientific (exponential) notation (e.g., "1.858 × 103")
Question format:  Fill-in-the-blank
 Multiple choice ( new! )
Display quiz as:  Interactive web page (typical)
 Printable web page (for worksheets)