Unformatted text preview: ran-out-of-gasoline short of you destination. After a more careful determination of the distance to Georgia State Capitol Building in Atlanta, it was found that the distance was exactly 523.5 miles (4 S/F). Based on this more accurate determination (more significant digits) of the distance to State Capitol, the gallons of gasoline required for the trip are: 523.5 miles 1.00 gallons of gas = 20.5 (3 S/F) gallons of gas needed 25.5 miles When acquiring lab data measurements always “maximize” the number of significant digits in all measurable variables and constants. When performing lab calculations observe all significant digit calculation rules in all steps and rounding your final answer accordingly. Never present your final answer with more significant figures than the least number of significant figures in one of the calculations variables or constants. Jpechunf082004...
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- Spring '10
- Chemistry, Accuracy and precision, state capitol building, Georgia State Capitol Building