Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Measurement, Estimating - Misconceptual Questions: 7

Answer

(e) It will always be accurate to at least two significant figures

Work Step by Step

People often believe their measurements are more significant than they actually are; order of magnitude estimates can be converted to single significant figures.
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