Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Measurement, Estimating - Misconceptual Questions: 4

Answer

(b) 3

Work Step by Step

When adding or subtracting significant figures, always keep the lowest number of significant figures. 1.362 has 4 sig. figs., while 25.2 has 3 sig. figs. Therefore, after adding them, round up to the lowest amount of sig. figs. (3).
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