Number of significant digits in 0.0028900 is ______

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 year ago

Number of significant digits in 0.0028900 is ______
 
(a) 5
 
(b) 6
 
(c) 7
 
(d) 8
 
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This question is from Significant Figures topic in portion Units and Measurements of Physics – Class 11
Select the correct answer from above options 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 year ago

Correct choice is (a) 5
 
To explain I would say: The correct answer is 5. While calculating the number of significant digits, we need not consider the zero preceding 2.