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Quiz: Significant Figures

1. The number of significant digits in 540.00610 is
46587
2. What is the volume of a rectangular strip of wood that measures 10.0 cm x 100.0 cm x 1.0 cm?
1000.0 cm31.0 x 103 cm31.00 x 103 cm3111.0 cm31 x 103 cm3
3. A mile is defined as 5280 feet. How many significant figures does this number have?
4The number is exact.30
4. The number of significant digits in 4900 is
exactly 4at least 4at least 2at most 2
5. The number of significant digits in 650600000 is
exactly 9at least 4at most 4at least 9exactly 3
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General Chemistry Online! Quiz: Significant figures

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