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    Measurement, Uncertainty and Significant Figures

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    a) What is the area, and its approximate uncertainty, of a circle of radius
    3.4*10^4 cm?

    b) What, roughly, is the percent uncertainty in the volume of a spherical beach ball whose radius is r=2.86 +/- 0.09m?

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    a) What is the area, and its approximate uncertainty, of a circle of radius 3.4*10^4 cm?
    Solution. Let r be the radius of a circle. ...

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