Unformatted text preview: • The algebra done first, then the numbers plugged in. • A clear indication of the final answer (such as a box around it) • A final written comment about the result. 1. Convert each of the following to standard SI units using 1.00m = 3.28ft: (a)10.0ft, (b)100yds, (c)60.0mph, (d) 27.0ft 2 , and (e)1.00acre. 2. Convert each of the following to a value between 0 and 1000 using the metric prefixes. (a)20,000m, (b)1.25x10-3 s, (c)1.25x10 5 g, (d)5.29x10-8 m 3. Find the number of significant figures in each of the following. (a)3.14, (b)31.4, (c)31.40, (d)0.00314 4. A cylinder has a radius of 2.54cm and a height of 3.2cm. Find the following quantities with careful attention to significant figures. (a)the diameter of the cylinder. (b)the area of the top (or bottom) of the cylinder. (c)the area of the side of the cylinder. (d)the total surface area of the cylinder. (e)the volume of the cylinder....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course PHYSICS 204A taught by Professor Kagan during the Fall '09 term at CSU Chico.
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