# Chemistry

posted by .

Are significant figures relevant in temperature?

ex: (-459 *F - 32 *F)(5 *C/ 9 *F) =
-272.78 *C

So would I leave my answer as -272.78 *C? or -273 *C because of significant figures?

## Similar Questions

1. ### Science (Chemistry!)

I just do not understand ANYTHING about multiplying/dividing/adding/subtracting significant figures! For example, the problem is: Solve the following to the correct number of significant figures: (5.039)(0.0074) What am I supposed …
2. ### Chemistry

answear in standard exponential form with correct number of significant figures 0.57 cm X 0.86 cm X 17.1 cm= what don't you understand?
3. ### Significant figures

How would I go and express these numbers with 3 significant figures in normal notation?
4. ### math

write 480 in a) 1 significant figure b) 2 significant figures c) 3 significant figures d) 4 significant figures
5. ### Chemistry

Are significant figures relevant in temperature?
6. ### Chemistry

I have a Chemistry question which should be very simple but I do not know what significant figures are. Assuming the following numbers are measurements and using the rules for significant figures, determine the answer for the following …
7. ### Significant Figures

I'm having a hard time with significant figures. Any help would be appreciated. The first one is 0.0000000502. I put that it has three significant figures. Is this correct?
8. ### chemistry

Suppose you are asked to find the area of a rectangle that is 2.1-cm \rm cm wide by 5.6-cm \rm cm long. Your calculator answer would be 11.76 cm 2 \rm cm^2 . Now suppose you are asked to enter the answer to two significant figures. …
9. ### Chemistry

The question asks me to find the absolute error using the true value=.1025M, and the mean=.1077 The answer I got was .0052...how would I convert this to 4 significant figures?
10. ### Chemistry

Hi guys! I just learned about significant figures today, and I have a question about them. My teacher gave us a problem where all values have what I think is four significant figures (like 44.56) except the value for temperature (which …

More Similar Questions