 1.1COQ: ?How many are in ?(a) 10. (b) 100. (c) 1000. (d) 10,000. (e) 100,00...
 1.1EA: ?The area of a rectangle 4.5 cm by 3.25 cm is correctly given by
 1.1EB: All three have three significant figures; the number of decimal pla...
 1.1EC: (a) 2.58 X 102, 3; (b)4.23 X 104, 3(Probably); (c) 3.4450 X 102 , 5.
 1.1ED: Return to the first ChapterOpening Question, page 1, and answer it...
 1.1EE: Would a driver traveling 15 m/s at in a 35 mi/h zone be exceeding t...
 1.1EF: ?Return to the second ChapterOpening Question, page 1, and answer ...
 1.1MCQ: A student’s weight displayed on a digital scale is 117.2 lb. This w...
 1.1P: (I) How many significant figures do each of the following numbers h...
 1.1Q: What are the merits and drawbacks of using a person’s foot as a sta...
 1.1SL: Galileo is to Aristotle as Copernicus is to Ptolemy. See Section 1–...
 1.2COQ: Suppose you wanted to actually measure the radius of the Earth, at ...
 1.2MCQ: Four students use different instruments to measure the length of th...
 1.2P: (I) Write the following numbers in powers of 10 notation: (a) 1.156...
 1.2Q: What is wrong with this road sign:Memphis 7 mi (11.263 km)?
 1.2SL: How many wavelengths of orange krypton86 light (Section 1–5) would...
 1.3MCQ: The number 0.0078 has how many significant figures? (a) 1. (b) 2. (...
 1.3P: ?(I) Write out the following numbers in full with the correct numbe...
 1.3Q: ?Why is it incorrect to think that the more digits you include in y...
 1.3SL: Using the French Academy of Sciences’ original definition of the me...
 1.4MCQ: How many significant figures does 1.362 +25.2 have? (a) 2. (b) 3. (...
 1.4P: (II) The age of the universe is thought to be about 14 billion year...
 1.4Q: For an answer to be complete, the units need to be specified. Why?
 1.4SL: Estimate the ratio (order of magnitude) of the mass of a human to t...
 1.5MCQ: Accuracy represents (a) repeatability of a measurement, using a giv...
 1.5P: ?II) What is the percent uncertainty in the measurement \(5.48\pm0....
 1.5Q: You measure the radius of a wheel to be 4.16 cm. If you multiply by...
 1.5SL: To the correct number of significant figures, use the information i...
 1.6MCQ: ?To convert from \(f t^{2} \text { to } y d^{2}\), you should (a) m...
 1.6P: (II) Time intervals measured with a stopwatch typically have an unc...
 1.6Q: Express the sine of 30.0° with the correct number of significant fi...
 1.7MCQ: Which is not true about an orderofmagnitude estimation? (a) It gi...
 1.7P: ?Add
 1.7Q: List assumptions useful to estimate the number of car mechanics in ...
 1.8MCQ: ?\(\left[L^{2}\right]\) represents the dimensions for which of the ...
 1.8P: (II) Multiply by 3.079 X 102 m by 0.068 X 101 m, taking into accou...
 1.9P: ?(II) What, approximately, is the percent uncertainty for a measure...
 1.10P: ?(III) What, roughly, is the percent uncertainty in the volume of a...
 1.11P: ?What is the area, and its approximate uncertainty, of a circle of ...
 1.13P: ?Express the following using the prefixes of Table 1–4: (a) (b) (c)...
 1.12P: ?(I) Write the following as full (decimal) numbers without prefixes...
 1.14P: ?One hectare is defined as One acre is How many acres are in one he...
 1.15P: (II) The Sun, on average, is 93 million miles from Earth. How many ...
 1.15Q: Can the diver of Fig. 8–28 do a somersault without having any initi...
 1.16P: (II) A turntable of radius R1 is turned by a circular rubber roller...
 1.16P: (II) A turntable of radius R1 is turned by a circular rubber roller...
 1.17P: ?A typical atom has a diameter of about (a) What is this in inches?...
 1.18P: (II) Determine the conversion factor between (a) km/h and mi/h (b) ...
 1.19P: ?A lightyear is the distance light travels in one year (at (a) How...
 1.20P: (II) How much longer (percentage) is a onemile race than a 1500m ...
 1.21P: (II) American football uses a field that is 100.0 yd long, whereas ...
 1.22P: (II) (a) How many seconds are there in 1.00 year? (b) How many nano...
 1.23P: (II) Use Table 1–3 to estimate the total number of protons or neutr...
 1.24P: (III) A standard baseball has a circumference of approximately 23 c...
 1.25P: ?(I) Estimate the order of magnitude (power of 10) of:(a) ,(b) (c) ...
 1.26P: ?(II) Estimate how many books can be shelved in a college library w...
 1.27P: (II) Estimate how many hours it would take to run (at 10 km/h ) acr...
 1.28P: (II) Estimate the number of liters of water a human drinks in a lif...
 1.29P: ?(II) Estimate how long it would take one person to mow a football ...
 1.30P: (II) Estimate the number of gallons of gasoline consumed by the tot...
 1.31P: (II) Estimate the number of dentists (a) in San Francisco and (b) i...
 1.32P: (III) You are in a hot air balloon, 200 m above the flat Texas plai...
 1.33P: (III) I agree to hire you for 30 days. You can decide between two m...
 1.34P: ?(III) Many sailboats are docked at a marina 4.4 km away on the opp...
 1.35P: (III) You are lying on a beach, your eyes 20 cm above the sand. Jus...
 1.36P: (I) What are the dimensions of density, which is mass per volume?
 1.37P: ?(II) The speed v of an object is given by the equation \(v=A t^{3}...
 1.38P: ?Three students derive the following equations in which x refers to...
 1.40GP: ?Global positioning satellites (GPS) can be used to determine your ...
 1.39P: ?(III) The smallest meaningful measure of length is called the Plan...
 1.41GP: ?Computer chips (Fig. 1–17) are etched on circular silicon wafers o...
 1.42GP: A typical adult human lung contains about 300 million tiny cavities...
 1.43GP: ?If you used only a keyboard to enter data, how many years would it...
 1.44GP: ?An average family of four uses roughly 1200 L (about 300 gallons) ...
 1.46GP: How big is a ton? That is, what is the volume of something that wei...
 1.45GP: ?Estimate the number of jelly beans in the jar of Fig. 1–18.FIGURE ...
 1.47P: ?A certain compact disc (CD) contains 783.216 megabytes of digital ...
 1.48GP: ?Hold a pencil in front of your eye at a position where its blunt e...
 1.49GP: ?A storm dumps 1.0 cm of rain on a city 6 km wide and 8 km long in ...
 1.50GP: ?Estimate how many days it would take to walk around the Earth, ass...
 1.51GP: ?One liter ( )of oil is spilled onto a smooth lake. If the oil spre...
 1.52GP: ?A watch manufacturer claims that its watches gain or lose no more ...
 1.53GP: ?An angstrom (symbol Å) is a unit of length, defined as which is on...
 1.54GP: ?Jim stands beside a wide river and wonders how wide it is. He spot...
 1.55GP: ?Determine the percent uncertainty in \(\theta\), and in \(\sin \th...
 1.56G: If you walked north along one of Earth’s lines of longitude until y...
 1.57G: ?Make a rough estimate of the volume of your body (in ).
 1.58G: ?The following formula estimates an average person’s lung capacity ...
 1.59GP: ?One mole of atoms consists of individual atoms. If a mole of atoms...
 1.60GP: ?The density of an object is defined as its mass divided by its vol...
 1.61GP: ?Recent findings in astrophysics suggest that the observable univer...
 1.1: How many significant figures do each of the following numbers have:...
 1.1.1: How many significant figures do each of the following numbers have:...
 1.2: Write the following numbers in powers of 10 notation: (a) 1.156, (b...
 1.1.2: Write the following numbers in powers of 10 notation: (a) 1.156, (b...
 1.3: Write out the following numbers in full with the correct number of ...
 1.1.3: Write out the following numbers in full with the correct number of ...
 1.4: The age of the universe is thought to be about 14 billion years. As...
 1.1.4: The age of the universe is thought to be about 14 billion years. As...
 1.5: What is the percent uncertainty in the measurement 5.4860.25 m?
 1.1.5: What is the percent uncertainty in the measurement 5.4860.25 m
 1.6: Time intervals measured with a stopwatch typically have an uncertai...
 1.1.6: Time intervals measured with a stopwatch typically have an uncertai...
 1.7: Add A9.2 * 103 sB + A8.3 * 104 sB + A0.008 * 106 sB.
 1.1.7: Add A9.2 * 103 sB + A8.3 * 104 sB + A0.008 * 106 sB.
 1.8: Multiply by taking into account significant figures.
 1.1.8: Multiply by taking into account significant figures.
 1.9: What, approximately, is the percent uncertainty for a measurement g...
 1.1.9: What, approximately, is the percent uncertainty for a measurement g...
 1.10: What, roughly, is the percent uncertainty in the volume of a spheri...
 1.1.10: What, roughly, is the percent uncertainty in the volume of a spheri...
 1.11: What is the area, and its approximate uncertainty, of a circle of r...
 1.1.11: What is the area, and its approximate uncertainty, of a circle of r...
 1.12: Write the following as full (decimal) numbers without prefixes on t...
 1.1.12: Write the following as full (decimal) numbers without prefixes on t...
 1.13: Express the following using the prefixes of Table 14: (a) (b) (c) (...
 1.1.13: Express the following using the prefixes of Table 14: (a) (b) (c) (...
 1.14: One hectare is defined as One acre is How many acres are in one hec...
 1.1.14: One hectare is defined as One acre is How many acres are in one hec...
 1.15: The Sun, on average, is 93 million miles from Earth. How many meter...
 1.1.15: The Sun, on average, is 93 million miles from Earth. How many meter...
 1.16: Express the following sum with the correct number of significant fi...
 1.1.16: Express the following sum with the correct number of significant fi...
 1.17: A typical atom has a diameter of about (a) What is this in inches? ...
 1.1.17: A typical atom has a diameter of about (a) What is this in inches? ...
 1.18: Determine the conversion factor between (a) and (b) and and
 1.1.18: Determine the conversion factor between (a) and (b) and and
 1.19: A lightyear is the distance light travels in one year (at speed (a...
 1.1.19: A lightyear is the distance light travels in one year (at speed (a...
 1.20: How much longer (percentage) is a onemile race than a 1500m race ...
 1.1.20: How much longer (percentage) is a onemile race than a 1500m race ...
 1.21: American football uses a field that is 100.0 yd long, whereas a soc...
 1.1.21: American football uses a field that is 100.0 yd long, whereas a soc...
 1.22: (a) How many seconds are there in 1.00 year? (b) How many nanosecon...
 1.1.22: (II) (a) How many seconds are there in 1.00 year? (b) How many nano...
 1.23: Use Table 13 to estimate the total number of protons or neutrons in...
 1.1.23: (II) Use Table 13 to estimate the total number of protons or neutro...
 1.24: A standard baseball has a circumference of approximately 23 cm. If ...
 1.1.24: (III) A standard baseball has a circumference of approximately 23 c...
 1.25: Estimate the order of magnitude (power of 10) of: (a) 2800,
 1.1.25: Estimate the order of magnitude (power of 10) of: (a) 2800, (B) 86....
 1.26: Estimate how many hours it would take to run (at ) across the U.S. ...
 1.1.26: Estimate how many hours it would take to run (at ) across the U.S. ...
 1.27: Estimate the number of liters of water a human drinks in a lifetime
 1.1.27: Estimate the number of liters of water a human drinks in a lifetime
 1.28: Estimate how long it would take one person to mow a football field ...
 1.1.28: Estimate how long it would take one person to mow a football field ...
 1.29: Estimate how long it would take one person to mow a football field ...
 1.1.29: Estimate how long it would take one person to mow a football field ...
 1.30: Estimate the number of gallons of gasoline consumed by the total of...
 1.1.30: Estimate the number of gallons of gasoline consumed by the total of...
 1.31: Estimate the number of dentists (a) in San Francisco and (b) in you...
 1.1.31: Estimate the number of dentists (a) in San Francisco and (b) in you...
 1.32: You are in a hot air balloon, 200 m above the flat Texas plains. Yo...
 1.1.32: You are in a hot air balloon, 200 m above the flat Texas plains. Yo...
 1.33: I agree to hire you for 30 days. You can decide between two methods...
 1.1.33: I agree to hire you for 30 days. You can decide between two methods...
 1.1.34: Many sailboats are docked at a marina 4.4 km away on the opposite s...
 1.34: Many sailboats are docked at a marina 4.4 km away on the opposite s...
 1.1.35: You are lying on a beach, your eyes 20 cm above the sand. Just as t...
 1.35: You are lying on a beach, your eyes 20 cm above the sand. Just as t...
 1.1.36: What are the dimensions of density, which is mass per volume?
 1.36: What are the dimensions of density, which is mass per volume?
 1.1.37: The speed of an object is given by the equation where refers to tim...
 1.37: The speed of an object is given by the equation where refers to tim...
 1.1.38: Three students derive the following equations in which x refers to ...
 1.38: Three students derive the following equations in which x refers to ...
 1.1.39: The smallest meaningful measure of length is called the Planck leng...
 1.39: The smallest meaningful measure of length is called the Planck leng...
 1.1.40: Global positioning satellites (GPS) can be used to determine your p...
 1.40: Global positioning satellites (GPS) can be used to determine your p...
 1.1.41: Computer chips (Fig. 117) are etched on circular silicon wafers of ...
 1.41: Computer chips (Fig. 117) are etched on circular silicon wafers of ...
 1.1.42: A typical adult human lung contains about 300 million tiny cavities...
 1.42: A typical adult human lung contains about 300 million tiny cavities...
 1.43: If you used only a keyboard to enter data, how many years would it ...
 1.1.43: If you used only a keyboard to enter data, how many years would it ...
 1.44: An average family of four uses roughly 1200 L (about 300 gallons) o...
 1.1.44: An average family of four uses roughly 1200 L (about 300 gallons) o...
 1.45: Estimate the number of jelly beans in the jar of Fig. 118.
 1.1.45: Estimate the number of jelly beans in the jar of Fig. 118.
 1.46: How big is a ton? That is, what is the volume of something that wei...
 1.1.46: How big is a ton? That is, what is the volume of something that wei...
 1.47: A certain compact disc (CD) contains 783.216 megabytes of digital i...
 1.1.47: A certain compact disc (CD) contains 783.216 megabytes of digital i...
 1.48: Hold a pencil in front of your eye at a position where its blunt en...
 1.1.48: Hold a pencil in front of your eye at a position where its blunt en...
 1.49: A storm dumps 1.0 cm of rain on a city 6 km wide and 8 km long in a...
 1.1.49: A storm dumps 1.0 cm of rain on a city 6 km wide and 8 km long in a...
 1.50: Estimate how many days it would take to walk around the Earth, assu...
 1.1.50: Estimate how many days it would take to walk around the Earth, assu...
 1.51: One liter of oil is spilled onto a smooth lake. If the oil spreads ...
 1.1.51: One liter of oil is spilled onto a smooth lake. If the oil spreads ...
 1.52: A watch manufacturer claims that its watches gain or lose no more t...
 1.1.52: A watch manufacturer claims that its watches gain or lose no more t...
 1.53: An angstrom (symbol ) is a unit of length, defined as which is on t...
 1.1.53: An angstrom (symbol ) is a unit of length, defined as which is on t...
 1.54: Jim stands beside a wide river and wonders how wide it is. He spots...
 1.1.54: Jim stands beside a wide river and wonders how wide it is. He spots...
 1.55: Determine the percent uncertainty in and in when
 1.1.55: Determine the percent uncertainty in and in when
 1.56: If you walked north along one of Earths lines of longitude until yo...
 1.1.56: If you walked north along one of Earths lines of longitude until yo...
 1.57: Make a rough estimate of the volume of your body (in ).
 1.1.57: Make a rough estimate of the volume of your body (in ).
 1.58: The following formula estimates an average persons lung capacity V ...
 1.1.58: The following formula estimates an average persons lung capacity V ...
 1.59: One mole of atoms consists of individual atoms. If a mole of atoms ...
 1.1.59: One mole of atoms consists of individual atoms. If a mole of atoms ...
 1.60: The density of an object is defined as its mass divided by its volu...
 1.1.60: The density of an object is defined as its mass divided by its volu...
 1.61: Recent findings in astrophysics suggest that the observable univers...
 1.1.61: Recent findings in astrophysics suggest that the observable univers...
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