Unformatted text preview: Exercise 6. Using the procedure described in the text, we have (a) 2.378 × 10 9 m (the decimal point is moved 9 places to the left) (b) 3.24 × 103 ft. (the decimal point is moved 3 places to the right) Problem 2. Using the procedure described in the text, we have (a) 0.765 (the next digit is less than 5, so it is dropped) (b) 0.003 64 (the fourth nonzero digit is greater than 5, so the last one is increased by 1) (c) 7.41 (the next digit is less than 5, so it is dropped) (d) 55,600 (the fourth digit is greater than 5, so the third is increased by 1 and the rest are replaced by zeros....
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 Fall '02
 GregoryFrancis
 International System of Units, Conversion of units, 3 ft, decimal point, nonzero digit

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