HW00Sol - Jim Guinns PHYS2212 Assignment #0 Solutions 1....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Jim Guinn’s PHYS2212 Assignment #0 Solutions 1. How many significant figures do the following numbers have and explain? a) 1.0x10 4 has two significant figures, the "1" and "0" are both significant in this case. b) 3.240x10 -5 has four significant figures, "3", "2", "4", and "0". c) 0.000023 has two significant figures, "2" and "3", the 0's are not significant in this case. d) 12.7 has three significant figures, "1", "2", and "7". e) 25000 has two significant figures, "2" and "5", the 0's are not significant in this case. 2. What are the results of the following problems? a) 1.2 x 4.475 = 5.4, only two significant figures since "1.2" has two. b) 7.20 x 2.38694832 = 17.2 = 1.72x10 1 , only three significant figures since "7.20" has three. c) 3.567x10 3 x 2.3x10 2 = 8.2x10 5 , only two significant figures since "2.3" has two. d) 3.567x10 3 / 2.3x10 2 = 1.6x10 1 , only two significant figures since "2.3" has two. e) 3.567x10
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PYSICS 2212 taught by Professor Jimguinn during the Fall '11 term at Georgia Perimeter.

Page1 / 2

HW00Sol - Jim Guinns PHYS2212 Assignment #0 Solutions 1....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online