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What is the volume of the liquid in the graduated cylinders? (in correct Significant figures)

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What is the volume of the liquid in the graduated cylinders? (in correct Significant figures)

Significant Figures:

Values used in calculations are mostly measured values. Significant figures are a reflection of the degree of accuracy of the measuring device the measurement was determined by. To read a measurement correctly, one must note the scale of the measure. Find the smallest increment within the scale, then all values should round at one decimal place smaller than the smallest increment. For example, if a ruler's smallest increment was in centimeters, then all measurements from that device should be reported to 0.1 cm or in mm.

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The image on the right has a volume of 21.5 ml. The volume in the image on the left cannot be determined.

The picture on the right, with mostly...

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How to Measure Liquid Volume

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