Approximation and Errors

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Approximation and Errors Form 2 Section A Multiple Choice Questions 1. How many significant figures are there in 0.054 0? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 2. Round off 24.647 1 to 3 significant figures. A. 24.647 B. 24.6 C. 24.7 D. 25.0 3. If x lies between 1.236 and 1.244, then A. 1.2, corr. to 1 sig. fig. B. 1.24, corr. to 2 sig. fig. C. 1.24, corr. to 3 sig. fig. D. 1.240, corr. to 3 sig. fig. 4. The answer obtained by rounding off the number 456.654 correct to 3 significant figures is equivalent to rounding off the number correct to A. 3 decimal places B. 2 decimal places C. 1 decimal place D. the nearest integer 5. The body temperature of Tom is measured to be 37.2 o C, correct to the nearest 0.1 o C. His actual body temperature should not exceed A. 37.15 o C B. 37.2 o C C. 37.25 o C D. 37.3 o C 6. If the weight of a mobile phone is (90 1) g, the relative error of this weight is A. 1 45 B. 1

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## This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MATH 103 taught by Professor Wouters during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Oshkosh.

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