Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 1 - Chemical Foundations - Active Learning Questions: 16

Answer

Mathematician: 430.466 Scientist: 430

Work Step by Step

Scientists use significant figures in calculations. When multiplying or dividing values, the value with the least amount of significant figures determines the amount of significant figures of the result. 26.2 has only three significant figures, so 16.43 * 26.2 = 430., not 430.466.
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