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Give the number of significant figures in the measurement (superscript 3 for #1, and superscript 3 for #2)
1)3.85 X 103
2)17.30 cm3
3)0.0037 mm
1. 3 significant figures.
2. 4 s.f.
3. 2 s.f.
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