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Quiz: Significant Figures

1. Which of the following measurements has the greatest number of significant figures?
7.6 x 1080.76007600.000760.00760
2. The number of significant figures in 0.00230300 m is
48936
3. Correctly rounded, the product 2.000 cm × 20.0 cm is
4.0 x 101 cm24 x 101 cm24.00 x 101 cm24.000 x 101cm2
4. Correctly rounded, the quotient 2.000 g / 20.0 mL is
0.10 g/mL0.1000 g/mL0.1 g/mL0.100 g/mL
5. 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 mL 5 mL 5.5234 mL5.523 mL5.5 mL
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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