# what is the number of significant figures in eacch of the following measuredments quantities: a  351g, b    0.0100 ml,    c 1.010 ml and d     3.75 time  10 to the power -3 cm

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what is the number of significant figures in eacch of the following measuredments quantities: a  351g, b    0.0100 ml,    c 1.010 ml and d     3.75 time  10 to the power -3 cm

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Step 1

We have to determine the number of significant figures in the given measured quantities-

1. 351 g
2. 0100 mL
3. 010 mL
4. 75×10-3cm
Step 2

Significant figures are the digits of a number that are important to express the accuracy and the precision of that number.

Rules to identify the significant figures-

1. All non-zero digits are significant.
2. Any zero between two significant digits are also significant
3. Only trailing zeros in decimal portion are significant.
Step 3

a) 351 g-

As per Rule 1- All non-zero digits are significant.

Thus ...

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