Problem: C. An oven thermometer with a circular scale reading degrees Fahrenheit is shown. What temperature does the scale indicate?How many significant figures are in the measurement in part C?

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An oven thermometer with a circular scale reading degrees Fahrenheit is shown. There are six markings on the thermometer, labeled clockwise as 0 degrees, 50 degrees, 100 degrees, 150 degrees, 200 degrees, and 250 degrees. A pointer is arranged between the markings 100 and 150, closer to 150.

Estimating, we can assume that the temperature reading is around 140°F.

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An oven thermometer with a circular scale reading degrees Fahrenheit is shown. What temperature does the scale indicate?

An oven thermometer with a circular scale reading degrees Fahrenheit is shown. There are six markings on the thermometer, labeled clockwise as 0 degrees, 50 degrees, 100 degrees, 150 degrees, 200 degrees, and 250 degrees. A pointer is arranged between the markings 100 and 150, closer to 150.

How many significant figures are in the measurement in part C?

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