1953 AHSME Problems/Problem 29

Problem 29

The number of significant digits in the measurement of the side of a square whose computed area is $1.1025$ square inches to the nearest ten-thousandth of a square inch is:

$\textbf{(A)}\ 2 \qquad \textbf{(B)}\ 3 \qquad \textbf{(C)}\ 4 \qquad \textbf{(D)}\ 5 \qquad \textbf{(E)}\ 1$

Solution

There are 5 significant digits, $1$, $1$, $0$, $2$, and $5$. The answer is $\boxed{D}$

See Also

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Problem 30
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