This conversion factor 1m = 39.3701 inches was used, when measuring a tape that had inches on it to a full meter. The measuring tape increased by 0.0625 inch increments, so the 1 meter (39.3701) was estimated to be in between the 39.3125 and 39.3750 on the actual measuring tape.
Based on this what is uncertainty of my measurement in meters? What is the last certain digit? What sig figs would would the meters be reported to accurately (e.g. 1.0 or 1.00) ?
conversion factor: 1 m = 39.3701 inches
The Attempt at a Solution
I think the meter should be written as 1.00
I think the uncertainty would be 0.0625 inches x 1 m / 39.3701 inches = 0.00158 meters
I feel like I"m wrong though.