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 - Problems: 8

Answer

2.1 square meters.

Work Step by Step

When you multiply 2 numbers, the result has as many significant digits as the factor that had the least number of significant digits. In this case, that is two significant figures. $(3.079 \times 10^{2})(0.068 \times 10^{-1}) = 2.094 m^{2} \approx 2.1 m^{2}$
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