# Scientific Notation and Measurements in introductory chemistry ```Name ___________________________________________________Date_________________ Pd____
Day 1 Classwork
Scientific Notation, Significant figures, and Metric System
Convert the following to or from Scientific Notation:
1.
3 x 103
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6.
43,200
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2.
3.2 x 10-3
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7.
– 45.67
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3.
7.28 x 106
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8.
37,235,000
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4.
5 x 10-2
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9.
0.00234
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5.
- 3.35 x 10-5
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10.
1.001
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Significant Figures:
1. Report the following volume measurements with the correct number of digits
g) Ruler A______
h)Ruler B______
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2.
Identify the following numbers as Exact or Inexact:
a. A classroom contains 24 students.
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b. A car is traveling at a speed of 45 miles per hour.
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c. Your neighbor weighs 152 pounds.
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d. The temperature on the beach is 95F.
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e. Your niece is 6 years old.
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f.
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A newspaper article contains 189 words.
g. A paper clip has a mas of 0.62 grams.
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h. Your cousin is 65 inches tall.
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i.
The flight from New York to Los Angeles is 6 hours.
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j.
The length of a copper rod is 6.37 meters.
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k. The atmospheric pressure is 760 torr.
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l.
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There are 18 apples in a bag.
m. A circle has a diameter of 12.6 cm.
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n. A cube has a volume of 8 m3.
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o. There are 438 parking spaces available at RC.
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3.
How many significant figures does each of the following measurements contain?
a. 3.405 x 105
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g. 40
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b. 0.00289
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h. 0.02303
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c. 1030
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i.
607
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d. 200
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j.
2,567
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e. 102.00
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k. 25.0
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f.
0.000980
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l.
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4.
Round each of the following measurements to three significant figures:
a. 342.79513mm
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b. 9,845.8749 μL
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c. 0.000045389 kg
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d. 2.3444444495 nL
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e. 65.89 mg
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f.
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56.9971 kg
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