Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 15 - Water and Aqueous Systems - 15 Assessment - Page 514: 100


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Work Step by Step

There are 5 significant figures in 56.003 g. There are 2 significant figures in 0.0056 cm. The zeroes before the 5 and 6 digit are there are placeholders and merely provide us information about its relative size. There are 2 significant figures in 750 mL. The zero in the ones place doesn't count as a significant figure as it acts as a placeholder. There are 4 significant figures in 0.4005 dg. The zero in the ones place is a placeholder.
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