Problem: A student determined the percent water in a sample. In four trials, values of 16.145%, 16.160%, 16.156%, and 17.279% were obtained for the percent water in sample. What value should be used for the reported percent water? (A) 16.154% (B) 16.435% (C) 16.145% (D) 17.279%

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A student determined the percent water in a sample. In four trials, values of 16.145%, 16.160%, 16.156%, and 17.279% were obtained for the percent water in sample. What value should be used for the reported percent water?

(A) 16.154%

(B) 16.435%

(C) 16.145%

(D) 17.279%

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