×
Get Full Access to Physics: Principles With Applications - 6 Edition - Chapter 1 - Problem 4q
Get Full Access to Physics: Principles With Applications - 6 Edition - Chapter 1 - Problem 4q

×

# What is wrong with this road sign: Memphis 7 mi (11.263

ISBN: 9780130606204 3

## Solution for problem 4Q Chapter 1

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition

• Textbook Solutions
• 2901 Step-by-step solutions solved by professors and subject experts
• Get 24/7 help from StudySoup virtual teaching assistants

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition

4 5 1 347 Reviews
25
2
Problem 4Q

What is wrong with this road sign:

Memphis 7 mi (11.263 km)?

Step-by-Step Solution:
Step 1 of 3

Solution: 4Q

The problems with the road sign is:

It is not correct to express the term with its significant figures as mentioned in the sign.

The metric system of length is expressed with 3 significant figures which is wrong.

(In addition 7miles = 11.27 km)

The correct sign should be

BOSTON 7mi (11km)

2)  Also the precision of the two measurements are...

Step 2 of 3

Step 3 of 3

#### Related chapters

Unlock Textbook Solution