Say I wanted to do a calculation with numbers that had an error attached...what would the error be on the final answer?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For example, say I was trying to work out the distance v in relation to lenses etc. by this formula:

[tex]

\frac{1}{v}=\frac{1}{u}+\frac{1}{f}

[/tex]

say u was 50cm plus or minus (cant find the symbol) 5mm

and f was 10cm plus or minus 5mm

what would the error be on the final answer?

Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Involving Errors In Calculations

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