Problem: You have a graduated cylinder that contains a liquid.Write the volume of the liquid, in milliliters, using the proper number of significant figures.

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volume liquid → 19.5 mL


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You have a graduated cylinder that contains a liquid.

Photograph of liquid in a graduated cylinder with graduations labeled at 10 and 20. The edge of the liquid surface is between the graduations for 20 and 21 and the meniscus is between 19 and 20.

Write the volume of the liquid, in milliliters, using the proper number of significant figures.

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