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Another Problem 3
Question:
How many centimeters are in one inch . . . :
 (a)
 . . . the inch is theoretical?
 (b)
 . . . the inch is a measurement of 1 inch?
 (c)
 . . . the inch is a measurement of 1.0 inch?
 (d)
 . . . the inch is a measurement of 1.00 inch?
(Hint: check the
units conversion page if you need to)
Solution: (a) 2.54 cm (b) 3 cm (c) 2.5 (d) 2.54 cm
Sketch:
You have to give the answer with as many significant digits as the
measurement; if the number is theoretical, all the digits are significant.
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