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anonymous
 one year ago
A student found that the side lengths of a square rug were 1.30 m. The student was asked to report the area using the correct number of significant digits. he wrote the area as 1.7 m squared. Explain the students error.
anonymous
 one year ago
A student found that the side lengths of a square rug were 1.30 m. The student was asked to report the area using the correct number of significant digits. he wrote the area as 1.7 m squared. Explain the students error.

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noseboy908
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is a significant digit? Define it for me if you can.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the digits in a measurement that carry meaning contributing to the precision of measurement

noseboy908
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nice answer, Webster! But you're right. Now, tell me this: What is the exact area of the rug, given it's a square, and has a side length of 1.3m?
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