Problem: You have water in each graduated cylinder shown:You then add both samples to a beaker. How would you write the number describing the total volume? What limits the precision of this number?

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addition least number of decimals


cylinder 1 = 3.80 mL

cylinder 2 = 0.280 mL


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You have water in each graduated cylinder shown:

You then add both samples to a beaker. How would you write the number describing the total volume? What limits the precision of this number?

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