Significant Figures

$\Delta G^{\circ} = -nFE_{cell}^{\circ}$

Semi Yoon
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Significant Figures

When solving for deltaG, do you take into account the significant figures for temperature too?

Helen Zhao 1F
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Re: Significant Figures

Based on Lavelle's sig fig sheet, integers and exact numbers do not affect sig figs.

Bruce Chen 2H
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Re: Significant Figures

We use the minimum number of sig figs that are given at the beginning of the problem. This is the number that we should be using.