Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 1 - Problems: 1.53

Answer

Instead of underlining the significant figures, I will only list them in the answer: a) 5.08 b) 508 c) 5.080 d)5080

Work Step by Step

a&b) Any nonzero number is significant, and any zero in between two significant numbers are significant c) All numbers involved in a scientific notation form of a number are significant d) Same as a&b, and, additionally, trailing zeroes in a decimal number are significant
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