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Express the product of 2.2 mm and 5.00 mm using the correct number of significant digits. A.10 mm2 B.11 mm2 C.11.0 mm2 D.11.00 mm2

Jennifer Patterson

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Ashley Howard on October 27, 2018

The rule of significant figures when multiplication of numbers is that the number of significant figures of the product should be the smallest number of significant figures of the factors.The factors are the 2.2 has 2 significant figures and 5.00 has 3 significant figures. Therefore, the product should only have 2 significant figures.The answer is B. 11 mm2

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