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CHAPTER 1 SG - CHAPTER 1: STUDY GUIDE Give and define the...

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CHAPTER 1: STUDY GUIDE Give and define the steps involved in the scientific method. Why is it important to do more than one experiment? What is the difference between a theory and a law? State the law of conservation of mass in your own words. What does SI system mean and why is it important? Fill in the following table for SI units: Physical Quantity Name of Unit Abbreviation Mass Length Time Temperature Electric Current Amount of Substance Luminous intensity Fill in the following table for prefixes used in SI system: Prefix Symbol Meaning Exponential Notation exa peta tera giga mega kilo hecto deka - deci centi milli micro nano pico femto atto Define: uncertainty, accuracy and precision.
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Give the rules for determining significant figures. How many significant figures are in each of the following? 35000 6.626 x 10 -34 1.00052 0.000200 4.5609 5310 328 23642000 Complete the following operations with the appropriate number of significant figures: 9.04 x 10 -3 + 4.17 x 10 -2 9.15 x 10 13 – 8.8 x 10
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2008 for the course CHEM 105A taught by Professor Bau during the Summer '04 term at USC.

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