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Calculating absolute error?

  • #1
calculate the absolute error of
a) 0.0342 m +- 5%
b) 0.0342 m +- 0.5%


Did I do these correctly?

a) 0.342*.05=1.71 so round it to 2 m

b) .0342*.005=1.71 (there was a 10^something after these numbers on the calculator) so round it up to 2 meters again

Did I do those correctly?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
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Next time to use the HW template, so the post is well-organized.

For your answers to the problem, yes they are right.
 

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