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Problem: The density of an object is defined as its mass divided by its volume. Suppose the mass and volume of a rock are measured to be 8 g and 2.8325 cm3.What is the correct number of significant figures for the rocks density?Calculate the rocks density.

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The density of an object is defined as its mass divided by its volume. Suppose the mass and volume of a rock are measured to be 8 g and 2.8325 cm3.

What is the correct number of significant figures for the rocks density?

Calculate the rocks density.

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