Question
A car engine moves a piston with a circular cross section of $7.500 \pm 0.002 \textrm{ cm}$ diameter a distance of $3.250 \pm 0.001 \textrm{ cm}$ to compress the gas in the cylinder. (a) By what amount is the gas decreased in volume in cubic centimeters? (b) Find the uncertainty in this volume.
1. $143.6\textrm{ cm}^3$
2. $0.1 \textrm{ cm}^3$
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