Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 2 - Measurement and Problem Solving - Exercises - Questions - Page 47: 4


All figures given except the last one are certain. The last digit contains the uncertainty stemming from an instrument's inaccuracy.

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Significant figures are widely used among scientists, and this principle is assumed to always have been used when reporting results.
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