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# Determining the Number of Significant | Ch 1.8SE - 1PE

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Problem 1PE

Determining the Number of Significant Figures in a Calculated Quantity

The width, length, and height of a small box are 15.5, 27.3, and 5.4 cm, respectively. Calculate the volume of the box, using the correct number of significant figures in your answer.

Ellen recently purchased a new hybrid car and wants to check her gas mileage. At an odometer setting of 651.1 mi, she fills the tank. At 1314.4 mi she requires 16.1 gal to refill the tank. Assuming that the tank is filled to the same level both times, how is the gas mileage best expressed? (a) 40 mi/gal, (b) 41 mi/gal, (c) 41.2 mi/gal, (d) 41.20 mi/gal

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