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Using Math in Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the scientific method involve controlling variables?

Question 2 2. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL (to the nearest gram)?

Question 3 3. What is science?

Question 4 4. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the closest to a mass of 500 mL of water?

Question 7 7. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 8 8. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 9 9.

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 to the correct number of significant figures?

(density of the liquid = mass of the liquid divided by the volume of liquid)

Question 10 10. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

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Question 11 11.

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

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an overarching category of science?

Question 14 14. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 15 15. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

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Question 16 16. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following most accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig in scientific notation?

Question 17 17. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 18 18.

Which of the following describes the data below?

Data: 7.5, 7, 7, 8 (The actual value turns out to be 16.)

Question 19 19. What is the relationship between science and proof?

Question 20 20. How many significant figures are in 54,050?

Using Math in Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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