# round off 7523987 to one significant figure?

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• 8000000

The 5 after the 7 indicates the 7 should be rounded up to 8.

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• That's a telephone number. Have you not heard of common sense?

7,523,987

The answer of 8,000,000 is not entirely satisfying as obviously, we don't know how many significant figures it contains.

8×10^6

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• Easy... 8,000,000

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Those aren't decimal points, they are commas...to help to read the number
The last dot is a full-stop or period I'll remove it if it bothers you.1234567 is difficult to read, but 1,234,567 is much easier.8000000 is the same as 8,000,000 or 8 million!

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• It is: 8,000,000 rounded to 1 s.f.

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• Look to the right of the 1 sigfig, it's a 5

The rule: If 5 or more, round up

So 8 000 000 or 8 million or 8. x 10^6

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• 7523987

= 8 million correct to one significant figure

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• One sig figure is 8000000 or 8 x 10 ^6

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• You have my permission.

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• Do it then

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