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    The population of a town is given in scientific notation 1.75 x 10^4. Choose the one option giving the population together with the implied error bound.

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    A. 1750, with an error bound of 0.005

    B 1750, with an error bound of 5.

    C. 1750, with an error bound of 50

    D. Seventeen and a half thousand with an error bound of 5.

    E. Seventeen and a half thousand with an error bound of 50.

    F. Seventeen and a half thousand with an error bound of 500.

    G. One and three-quarter million, with an error bound of 5000.

    H. One and three- quarter million, with an error bound of 50 000.

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    If a physical quantity is quoted using scientific notation, it is usually assumed to be accurate to the quoted number of digits of ...

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    Identifies the correct answer on a multiple choice question on scientific notation and error bounds.

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