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Miles to Meters Conversion

Sixty miles/hour is about how many meters/second?
a. 96
b. 112
c. 1.6
d. 27
e. 37

How many significant figures are in 0.0037010?

I think their are seven significant figures is that correct?

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0.0037010 can be expressed as 3.7010 x 10^(-3) The mantissa has 5 significant figures if indeed the last zero is significant. The positioning of the decimal is not significant.

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This solution provides an explanation on how to convert miles per hour to meters per second.