The outside dimensions of a cylindrical soda can are reported as 12.559 cm for the diameter and 5.62 cm for the height. (a) How many significant figures will the total outside area have: (1) two, (2) three, (3) four, or (4) five? Why? (b) What is the total outside surface area of the can in square meters?

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The outside dimensions of a cylindrical soda can are reported as 12.559 cm for the diameter and 5.62 cm for the height. (a) How many significant figures will the total outside area have: (1) two, (2) three, (3) four, or (4) five? Why? (b) What is the total outside surface area of the can in square meters?

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Step 1

Given:

 

Diameter of the cylinder d 12.559 cm
Radius of the cylinder r = d/2 = 6.2795 cm
Height of the cylinder h
5.62 cm
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Diameter of the cylinder d 12.559 cm Radius of the cylinder r = d/2 = 6.2795 cm Height of the cylinder h 5.62 cm

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Step 2

(a) As the height of the cylinder has least number of significant digits i.e. three

So final answer will also contain three significant digits.

Option 2 is correct.  

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(b) To calculate total outsid...

total outside area of the cylinder 2rh+2r2
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total outside area of the cylinder 2rh+2r2

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