Problem: How many significant digits are in the number 0.002030?a. 3b. 4c. 5d. 6e. 7

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For this problem, we have to determine the number of significant figures in 0.002030

The number of significant figures in a number can be determined using these rules:

  1. All non-zero digits are significant.
  2. Zeros that appear between non-zero digits are significant.
  3. Zeros that appear after the decimal point preceded by a non-zero digit are significant.
  4. The digits that appear over a power (such as 10-2) are not significant.
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How many significant digits are in the number 0.002030?

a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6
e. 7

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