Homework #1.7  [ENDORSED]


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Homework #1.7

Postby 804991762_4A » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:25 pm

In question 1.7 in the textbook at asks, to calculate the wavelength.
My answer was 1.49x10^-10, but the correct answer is 1.5x10^10. Does anyone know if we have to round up, or can we leave it just like that?

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Re: Homework #1.7  [ENDORSED]

Postby Bryan Jiang 1F » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:29 pm

This is more of a question with sigfigs. Since we have not formally talked about sigfigs in lecture, I do not think the rounding matters for now. Also, be careful of the negative signs in your exponents!

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Re: Homework #1.7

Postby Alejandro Salazar 1D » Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:55 pm

2.0 and 7.1 both have two sig figs. Usually you determine the number of sig figs based on the given numbers. It is based on the lowest number of sig figs


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