State the Number of Significant Figures 0.007 m2 - Physics

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State the number of significant figures in the following

0.007 m2

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The given quantity is 0.007 m2.

If the number is less than one, then all zeros on the right of the decimal point (but left to the first non-zero) are insignificant. This means that here, two zeros after the decimal are not significant. Hence, only 7 is a significant figure in this quantity.

Concept: Significant Figures
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Chapter 2: Units and Measurements - Exercises [Page 35]


NCERT Class 11 Physics
Chapter 2 Units and Measurements
Exercises | Q 10.1 | Page 35

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