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# significant digits & scientific notation

```Significant Figures and Scientific Notation Practice
1.
Name:
P:
Given the following numbers, indicate how many significant figures there are in each:
_____ 285.67
_____ 500
_____ 0.0012600
_____ 0.0035
_____ 500.
_____ 304
_____ 10.08
_____ 0.12600
_____ 0.00000010000300040020
2.
Convert the following numbers to scientific notation
_______________ 30000
_______________ 0.00000017
_______________ 2380000
_______________ 0.0001020
_______________ 1084
_______________ 0.000000096
_______________ 602200000000000000000000
_______________ 0.000000000000000000101
3.
Given the following arithmetic statements, indicate how many significant figures the answer should have (y
work them out, just tell me how many significant figures there are in the answer!)
_____ 23.43 + 35.7 + 18.002
_____ 55.678 / 34.112
_____ 23.4 x 15
_____ 100 + 78 -15
_____ 671
4.
27
15.86
_____ 5.020 x 10 3 x 6.1175 x 10-15
Solve the following arithmetic statements. Make sure your answer has the correct number of significant figures!
_______________ 227 x 15
_______________ 19555.779 / 35.72
_______________ 15072 + 347.7 + 2300
_______________ 10230000
_______________ 78000 + 101000 + 10000
_______________ 7.86 x 10 5 x 9.12 x 107
0910
560000
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