Problem: A student weighs a flask (222g) and adds to this flask 4.325g of glucose (C6H12O6) and 35.5g of water. Properly expressed in significant figures, the total mass of this flask, sugar and water is now (in grams):a) 261.82b) 261.825c) 262d) 261.8 e) 261

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A student weighs a flask (222g) and adds to this flask 4.325g of glucose (C6H12O6) and 35.5g of water. Properly expressed in significant figures, the total mass of this flask, sugar and water is now (in grams):

a) 261.82

b) 261.825

c) 262

d) 261.8 

e) 261

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