Problem: Read each of the following to the correct number of significant figures. Laboratory glassware should always be read from the bottom of the meniscus.

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The smallest possible graduation can be seen as 510, 520, 530, 540

For this reading, we have to give 1 uncertain SF (if we have 51_, it could be 511, 512 so on)

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Read each of the following to the correct number of significant figures. Laboratory glassware should always be read from the bottom of the meniscus.

A piece of volumetric laboratory glassware graduated in units of ten, which are unknown. The liquid has the bottom of its meniscus approximately halfway between the 4th and 5th graduation mark above the labeled 600 graduation.

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