Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-090-8

Chapter 1 - Concepts of Motion - Conceptual Questions: 1

Answer

a) 3 b) 2 c) 4 d) 3

Work Step by Step

a) The number 53.2 has 3 sig figs, any non-zero number is significant. b) Zeros leading a non-zero number are not significant. 0.53 has 2 sig figs: 5,3 c) Zeros trailing a non-zero number are significant. 5.320 has four sig figs: 5, 3, 2, 0 d) Zeros leading a non-zero number are not significant. 0.0532 has 3 sig figs: 5, 3, 2
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