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Why is this? 1-58. A joke reads, “A couple is visiting a museum when the tour guide tells them that a particular moon rock is one million and six years old. The couple is amazed and asks how the age was determined so precisely. ’ ” Using the concept of significant figures, explain the error made by the guide. 1-59. Several groups of students are attempting to determine the density of a lead weight by various methods. The data collected by each of the groups are indicated below. 1-51. Which of the following are extensive properties?
All nonzero digits and zeros between nonzero digits are significant figures. For example, 4023 mL has four significant figures. 2. Zeros used solely to position the decimal point are not significant figures. 000 206 L has three significant figures (underlined). The zeros to the left of the 2 are not significant figures. 3. If a numerical result ends in one or more zeros to the right of the decimal point, then those zeros are significant figures. 200 grams has four significant figures. 4. If a numerical result ends in zeros that are not to the right of a decimal point, then those zeros may or may not be significant figures.
In obtaining this result, we have used the fact that (cm3)(cm–3) = 1. Let’s see what this mass of gold would be worth at $850 per troy ounce (troy oz), the price of gold in February 2009. S. S. dollars Scientific calculations involve ways of handling numbers and units that may be new to you. If, however, you carefully set up the necessary conversion factors and make certain that the appropriate units cancel to give the units required for the answer—that is, if you use the dimensional analysis approach—then making unit conversions becomes a straightforward procedure.
General chemistry by Donald A. McQuarrie, Peter A Rock, Ethan B Gallogly