Teaching significant figures using age conversions

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Teaching significant figures using age conversion allows students to intuitively discover and discuss measurement uncertainties and conversion facrtors and the necessity of significant figures. By studying new concepts with familiar topics such as age, it is more comfortable to apply unfamiliar chemical measurements in later studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1507-1508
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Education
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Education

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