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Q. 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....

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

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Q. Express the following sum with the correct number of significant figures: 1.60 m + 143.5 cm + 4.52×105 m .

Solved • Oct 29, 2018

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Q. The age of the universe is thought to be about 14 billion years.Assuming two significant figures, write this in powers of ten in years.Assuming two...

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Q. How many significant figures do each of the following numbers have?(a) 214(b) 81.60(c) 7.03(d) 0.03(e) 0.0086(f) 3236

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Q. Add ( 9.2 × 103 s ) + ( 8.3 × 104 s ) + ( 0.008 × 106 s ).

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Q. For small angles (α < 20°), the numerical value of sin α is approximately the same as the numerical value of tan α{an (heta)}.Find the largest a...

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Q. You measure the radius of a wheel to be 4.16 cm.Multiply by 2 to get the diameter and express the result using the correct number of significant fi...

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Q. Express the sine of 30.0 with the correct number of significant figures.

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Q. With a wooden ruler you measure the length of a rectangular piece of sheet metal to be 14   mm. You use micrometer calipers to measure the width of...

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Q. A regulation soccer field for international play is a rectangle with a length between 100 m and 110 m and a width between 64 m and 75 m.Wh...

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Q. Compute the following numbers, applying the significant figure rule adopted in this textbook. You may want to review (Pages 23 - 26).33.6 25.6 ...

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Q. An intravenous saline drip has 9.0 g of sodium chloride per liter of water. By definition, 1 mL = 1 cm3.Express the salt concentration in ...

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Q. Perform the following calculations with the correct number of significant figures.(a) 159.31 x 204.6(b) 5.1125 + 0.67 + 3.2(c) 7.662 - 7.425(d) 16....

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Q. How many significant figures are there in the following values?(a) 0.05 x 10-4 (b) 0.00340(c) 7.2 x 104 (d) 103.00

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Q. As an architect, you are designing a new house. A window has a height between 150 cm and 160 cm and a width between 82 cm a...

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Q. How many significant figures are in the following numbers? (a) 78.9 ± 0.2 (b) 3.788 × 109 (c) 2.06 × 1026 (d) 0.0053

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Q. Carry out the arithmetic operations (a) the sum of the measured values 756 37.2 0.83 and 2 (b) the product 0.003 2 3 356.3 and (c) the product 5.62...

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Q. The length and width of a rectangle are 1.125 m and 0.606 m, respectively. Multiplying your calculator gives the product as 0.68175. Rounding prope...

Solved • Jan 18, 2017