Problem: The beakers shown below have different precisions.a. Label the amount of water in each of the three beakers to the correct number of significant figures.b. Is it possible for each of the three beakers to contain the exact same amount of water? If no, why not? If yes, did you report the volumes as the same in part a? Explain.

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The beakers shown below have different precisions.

a. Label the amount of water in each of the three beakers to the correct number of significant figures.

b. Is it possible for each of the three beakers to contain the exact same amount of water? If no, why not? If yes, did you report the volumes as the same in part a? Explain.

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