Momentum conservation in collisions

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can the percentage error for final total momentum be negative in an elastic collision? It doesn't have absolute value in the equation given and I get a negative number, p(final) - p(initial)/p(initial) x 100 though small -0.528
 

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Dale
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Hi ba726, welcome to PF. Yes, errors can be negative.
 

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