Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Let's Review: The Tools of Quantitative Chemistry - 3 Mathematics of Chemistry - Review & Check for Section 3 - Page 37: 1



Work Step by Step

From the text, we observe 3 significant figures in 2.33$\times10^3$ ( 2, 3 and the final 3, which is uncertain). Notice that in decimal form, this number is .2330, which, if expressed in this form, would be ambiguous between 3 or 4 significant figures.
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