(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What will happen to the percent error of graphical or force table method as the number of vectors to be added increases? Give proof.

3 vectors

A = 400 g

B = 450 g

C = 427 g

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

First, I computed for the percent error of 2 vectors. I used vectors A & B:

% error = [(400 - 425)/425] x 100 = 5.88%

Then, I computed for the percent error of 3 vectors:

% error = [(400 - 425.67)/425.67] x100 = 6.03%

I concluded that as the number of vectors to be added increases, the percent error also increases. I'm not really sure about my answer.

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# Homework Help: Percent error and vectors

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