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Measurement and Problem Solving Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You are measuring the volume of a liquid that is 20.31 mL. What are your certain digits in this measurement?

Question 2 2. When measuring temperature, why should you keep your thermometer suspended in the system?

Question 3 3. How many significant figures are in 54,050?

Question 4 4. Use dimensional analysis to convert 4 days into seconds.

Question 5 5. Which measurement has higher uncertainty?

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Question 6 6. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 7 7. In the SI units, what makes the base units special?

Question 8 8. What is kinetic energy?

Question 9 9.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 10 10. An empty container has a mass of 62.000 grams. You fill it with 24.6 mL of a liquid. The final mass of the container is 81.34 grams. What is the density of the liquid?

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Question 11 11. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL?

Question 12 12. In the measurement 29.4 cm, what number(s) is the uncertain digit?

Question 13 13. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What is its density in lbs/L? (Hint: 1 lb = 0.45 kg)

Question 14 14. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm^3? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the closest to the mass of 500 mL of water?

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Question 16 16. What is SI units shorthand for?

Question 17 17. If you are driving at a speed of 55.0 miles per hour, then what is your speed in meters per second? (Hint: 1 mile = 1,600 meters.)

Question 18 18. Why should you wait for temperature to stabilize before taking a reading?

Question 19 19. What is the point of having units in the sciences?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a conversion factor?

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Question 21 21. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 22 22. What do we call an SI unit that is created by combining base units using algebra?

Question 23 23. What are the best units for measuring temperature in a physical science lab?

Question 24 24. One mole of aluminum atoms has a mass of 27 grams. How many grams are in 9.0 moles of aluminum?

Question 25 25. What is temperature a measurement of?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

Question 27 27. How many significant figures are in the number 0.220?

Question 28 28. How many significant figures should the product of 1.2 x 1.4592 contain?

Question 29 29. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560 grams. Which of the following accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig (in grams) in scientific notation?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of a unit?

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