Exercise Answers: Module 6

Precision and GPE

  1. hundreds
  2. tens
  3. ones
  4. thousands
  5. hundreds
  6. tens
  7. ones
  8. thousandths
  9. ten thousandths
  10. hundred thousandths
  11. 14,000
  12. 14,\overline{0}00
  13. 14,0\overline{0}0
  14. 0.6
  15. 0.60
  16. 0.600
  17. 39 lb
  18. 39.3 lb
  19. $ 9,800
  20. $ 8\overline{0}0
  21. \pm 0.005 lb
  22. \pm 0.000005 in
  23. \pm 0.005 mil
  24. three significant figures
  25. ones place; the nearest 1 mile
  26. \pm 0.5 mi
  27. two significant figures
  28. thousands place; the nearest 1,000 seats
  29. \pm 500 seats
  30. three significant figures
  31. tenths place; the nearest 0.1 gallon
  32. \pm 0.05 gal

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