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Quiz: Significant Figures

1. The number of significant digits in 650600000 is
exactly 3exactly 9at least 4at least 9at most 4
2. The number of significant digits in 540.00610 is
86547
3. A mile is defined as 5280 feet. How many significant figures does this number have?
03The number is exact.4
4. 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?
5.5234 mL5.5 mL5.52 mL 5 mL5.523 mL
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 cm3111.0 cm31000.0 cm31 x 103 cm3
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General Chemistry Online! Quiz: Significant figures

Copyright © 1997-2005 by Fred Senese
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