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Worksheet 0B: Significant Figures

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    1. Determine the number of significant figures in each of the following:

    1. __________ 75.02mm
    2. ___________ 0.0049 g
    3. __________ 18.90 mL
    4. ___________ 150 cm
    5. __________ 12 test tubes
    6. ___________ 150. Cm

    2. Rewrite the quantity 827,000,000,000,000 picoseconds to show:

    1. 1 sig. fig. ________________________________
    2. 2 sig. figs. _________________________________
    3. 3 sig. figs. _________________________________
    4. 4 sig. figs. ________________________________
    5. 5 sig. figs. ________________________________

    3. Rewrite the quantity 0.0031904 kg to show:

    1. 1 sig. fig. _______________________________
    2. 2 sig. figs. _______________________________
    3. 3 sig. figs. _______________________________

    4. Round each of the following to 3 significant figures:

    1. 16.8477 L __________
    2. 5.6732 __________
    3. 0.14986 L __________
    4. 861.85 __________
    5. 4.203 x 104 km _________
    6. 5.0981 x 10‐3 __________
    7. 0.00318756 m __________
    8. 0.09025011 __________

    5. Perform the following calculations and report the results with the correct number of significant figure and proper units.

    1. \(0.0677 + 48.1 + 82.7655\)
    2. \(43.8316 ‐ 29.5706\)
    3. \(\dfrac{8506}{6.524} \times 0.02 \)
    4. \(0.0222 \times 0.7000 \times 8.702\)


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