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If the uncertainty in a measurement of dameter is +-0.02cm is the uncertainty in radius the same or half of this value. The formula given in wikipedia implies that it would be half of the value.
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Yes, it will be half of this value. If the uncertainty had been given in percent form, then the percent uncertainty on the radius and on the diameter would be the same.Homework Statement
If the uncertainty in a measurement of dameter is +-0.02cm is the uncertainty in radius the same or half of this value. The formula given in wikipedia implies that it would be half of the value.
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