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Ghada Naous CHM 201

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EXERCISES Significant Figures and Scientific Notation


1 2001 in scientific notation is: 2.001x102 2.001x103 20.01x102 2001 None of the previous answers. 2 0.00345 in scientific notation is: 3.45x10-3 3.45x10-2 3.45x103 3.45x10-5 None of the previous answers. 3 23.0 in scientific notation is: 2.3x101 0.230x102 23.0 2.300x101 None of the previous answers. 4 97300 in scientific notation is: 9.730x104 9.7300x104 9.73x103 9.73x104 5 0.005050 in scientific notation is: 5.05x10-3 5.050x10-2

Ghada Naous CHM 201 5.050x10-3 5.050x103 None of the previous answers. 6 400.00 in scientific notation is: 4.00x102 4x102 4.0000x104 4.0000x102 None of the previous answers. 7 Express 2100.0 in 3 significant figures: 2.10x103 2.1x103 2100 2.100x103 None of the previous answers. 8 Express 3.14159 in 4 significant figures: 3.141 3.142 3.1416 3.14 None of the previous answers. 9 Express 0.06406 in 3 significant figures: 0.0640 0.064 0.06 6.40x10-2 None of the previous answers. 10 Express 20.4 in 2 significant figures: 20 2.0x101 2.1x101

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Ghada Naous CHM 201 21 None of the previous answers. 11 How many significant figures are in the number 303.0 1 2 3 4 None of the previous answers. 12 How many significant figures are in the number 2.4560x102 2 3 4 5 None of the previous answers. 13 How many significant figures are in the number 0.0765 2 3 4 5 None of the previous answers. 14 How many significant figures are in the number 2000 1 2 3 4 None of the previous answers. 15 How many significant figures are in the number 0.9870 2 3 4 5

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16 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: 144/12 = 1 2 3 5 None of the previous answers. 17 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: 720/900 = 1 2 3 6 None of the previous answers. 18 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: (2.30x104)(1.11x105) = 2 3 4 5 None of the previous answers. 19 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: 37.2 - 36.6 = 1 2 3 4 None of the previous answers.

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20 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: 2.333x103 + 1.1x102 = 1 2 3 4 None of the previous answers. 21 How many significant figures should be expressed in the answer to the following: (2.00)(3.00) = 1 2 3 6 None of the previous answers. 22 Select the best answer to the calculation: 48.0/6.0 8.00 8.0 8 8.000 None of the previous answers. 23 Select the best answer to the calculation: (1.11x103)(3.0x102) = 3.33x105 3.3x106 3.33x106 3.3x105 None of the previous answers.

Ghada Naous CHM 201 24 Select the best answer to the calculation: (5.00x10-4)(4.0x102) = 2.00x10-2 2.0x10-2 2.00x10-1 2.0x10-8 None of the previous answers. 25 Select the best answer to the calculation: (3.33x10-5)(2.000x10-2) = 6.66x10-10 6.66x10-7 6.660x10-7 6.66x1010 None of the previous answers

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26 Select the best answer to the calculation: (5.6x10-6)/(7.00x10-2) = 8.0x10-4 8.0x10-3 8.0x10-5 8.00x10-5 None of the previous answers. 27 Select the best answer to the calculation: (3.6x10-3)/(9.0x10-6) = 4.0x102 4.0x103 4.0x1018 4.0x10-10 None of the previous answers.

Ghada Naous CHM 201 28 Select the best answer to the calculation: 5.55x103 + 1.7x101 = 7.25x103 5.57x103 5.56x103 7.25x104 None of the previous answers. 29 Select the best answer to the calculation: (27.6 - 25.1)(3.000) 7.50 7.500 7.5 8 None of the previous answers.

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30 Select the best answer to the calculation: (12)/(6.022x1023) = 2.0x1022 2.0x1023 2.0x10-22 2.0x10-23 None of the previous answers.

EXERCISE B: 20,500 700,000 0.0000003 0.0109

Write the numbers that follow in scientific notation.

2.05*104 7*105 3*10-7 10.9*10-3

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EXERCISE C: Write the numbers that follow in standard form, and specify the number of their significant figures 5.39 *10+5 4.5 *10+12 4.5 *10-7 1.6 *10-9 539000 4500000000000 0.00000045 0.0000000016 3sig 2sig 2sig 2sig