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Homework Help: Error in log calcuations

  1. Sep 1, 2009 #1
    i want to knw the formula to find error in log

    for example they give me a value of 2.6 +or- 0.1

    now they say log this value and give the error

    i log it and i get 1.176 ok but now how to find the error in log

    i knw there is a forumla but i forget it
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 1, 2009 #2


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    Staff: Mentor

    You can always try log(2.6-0.1) and log(2.6+0.1) to check.
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