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anonymous
 one year ago
The speed of light is now defined to be 2.997 924 58 3
108 m/s. Express the speed of light to (a) three significant
figures, (b) five significant figures, and (c) seven
significant figures.
anonymous
 one year ago
The speed of light is now defined to be 2.997 924 58 3 108 m/s. Express the speed of light to (a) three significant figures, (b) five significant figures, and (c) seven significant figures.

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Saurabh135
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02.99m/s 2.99792m/s 2.9979246m/s

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First answer is not rounded correctly. Second answer has 6 sig figs, not 5 as requested. Third answer has 8 sig figs, not 7 as requested.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also, OpenStudy's Code of Conduct indicates we should not provide direct answers to askers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Robert136 , your powers of 10 are incorrect.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There's obviously a typo. The question should read 2.997924583 x 10^8. Those last digits are the power of 10 in scientific notation. Otherwise, scientific notation would not be required.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh yeah I see it now.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok let's wait for the asker then.
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