How many significant figures are in each measured

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo Tro

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Problem 45P

How many significant figures are in each measured quantity?

(a) 0.001125 m

(b) 0.1125 m

(c) 1.12500 × 104 m

(d) 11205 m

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Solution 45P

Here we have to find out the significant figures of  each number. There are few rules to find out the significant figures. These are

When zeros are present in between the nonzero digit, then zeros are considered as significant figures.When zeros are in the beginning of a number, then it never be significant figures.When zeros are at the end of a number and it contains decimal point, then it will considered as significant figures.

(a) 0.001125 m

There are four (4) significant figures in 0.001125 m. This is because, zeros are in...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

Since the solution to 45P from 2 chapter was answered, more than 365 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. This full solution covers the following key subjects: figures, measured, quantity, significant. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 19 chapters, and 2045 solutions. The answer to “How many significant figures are in each measured quantity?(a) 0.001125 m(b) 0.1125 m(c) 1.12500 × 104 m(d) 11205 m” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 19 words. Introductory Chemistry was written by Patricia and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321910295. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Introductory Chemistry, edition: 5. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 45P from chapter: 2 was answered by Patricia, our top Chemistry solution expert on 05/06/17, 06:45PM.

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