How many significant digits does 3.008 have?

  • Option 1)

    4

  • Option 2)

    2

  • Option 3)

    1

  • Option 4)

    3

 

Answers (1)
P Plabita

As we learnt in 

Rules for significant figures -

Zeros between two non-zero digits are significant

- wherein

1.0005 has five significant figures.

 

Zero between non-zero dogits are significant. So, 3.008 has 4 significant digits.

 


Option 1)

4

Correct

Option 2)

2

Incorrect

Option 3)

1

Incorrect

Option 4)

3

Incorrect

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