Problem: Record the temperature on the thermometer shown here to the correct number of digits.

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When reporting a value measured by an instrument, you should always include all certain digits followed by an estimated digit. 

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Record the temperature on the thermometer shown here to the correct number of digits.

The figure shows a thermometer which has marks for each 1 degree. The temperature is about 103 degrees.


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