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Quiz: Significant Figures

1. Correctly rounded, the product 2.000 cm × 20.0 cm is
4.00 x 101 cm24.0 x 101 cm24 x 101 cm24.000 x 101cm2
2. 5.5234 mL of mercury is transfered to a graduated cylinder with scale marks 0.1 mL apart. Which of the following will be the correct reading taken from the graduated cylinder?
5.52 mL5.5 mL 5.5234 mL5.523 mL 5 mL
3. How many zeros are significant figures in a measured mass of 0.010010 g?
1035
4. The number of significant digits in 0.077 is
4132
5. What is the volume of a rectangular strip of wood that measures 10.0 cm x 100.0 cm x 1.0 cm?
1.0 x 103 cm31.00 x 103 cm31 x 103 cm31000.0 cm3111.0 cm3
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General Chemistry Online! Quiz: Significant figures

Copyright © 1997-2005 by Fred Senese
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Last Revised 06/16/05.URL: http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/measurement/sigfig-quiz.shtml