Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 26

Answer

It indicates the amount of certainty in the measurement.

Work Step by Step

The number of digits reported in a measured quantity will indicate how certain a measurement was taken. The more digits, the more certainty and vice versa.
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