Asked Dec 13, 2019

An object is determined to have a mass of 0.00180 g . How many significant figures are there in this measurement?


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Significant figures – calculation rules are as follows,

  • Significant figure is a non-zero number (4443.2 has five significant figures)
  • Zeros placement in between non-zero number are significant figures (40005 has five significant figures).
  • Zeros before the non-zero number are not significant number (0.00040005 has five significant figures).
  • Zeros after the non-zero number are signif...

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