Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Scientific Notation and Significant Figures - Practice Problem - Page 6: 1.3

(a) $1.0544\times 10^{-4} ~kg$ There are 5 significant figures. (b) $5.800\times 10^{-3} ~cm$ There are 4 significant figures. (c) $6.02\times 10^5 ~s$ There are 3 significant figures.

Work Step by Step

(a) $0.00010544 ~kg = 1.0544\times 10^{-4} ~kg$ There are 5 significant figures. (b) $0.005800 ~cm = 5.800\times 10^{-3} ~cm$ There are 4 significant figures. (c) $602000~s = 6.02\times 10^5 ~s$ There are 3 significant figures.

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