When multiplying or dividing measured quantities, what determines the number of significant figures in the result?

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When multiplying or dividing measured quantities, what determines the number of significant figures in the result?

 

 

the quantity with the fewest number of significant figures

the quantity with the fewest number of decimal places

the quantity with the largest number of decimal places

the quantity with the largest number of significant figures

 

asked May 5, 2012 in General Chemistry by Gummmys ~Expert~ (1,105 points)
    

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Choice A:

you would use, the quantity with the fewest number of significant figures
answered May 5, 2012 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)
selected May 5, 2012 by Gummmys

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