Problem: The length and width of a rectangle are 1.125 m and 0.606 m, respectively. Multiplying your calculator gives the product as 0.68175. Rounding properly to the correct number of significant figures, the area should be written asA) 0.6818 m2.B) 0.68 m2.C) 0.68175 m2.D) 0.682 m2.

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The length and width of a rectangle are 1.125 m and 0.606 m, respectively. Multiplying your calculator gives the product as 0.68175. Rounding properly to the correct number of significant figures, the area should be written as

A) 0.6818 m2.

B) 0.68 m2.

C) 0.68175 m2.

D) 0.682 m2.

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