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david18

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I tried working this problem out but I can't use the normal formula as it is spread over many values and there is no accepted value. I got some numbers; 17.55%, 1.5% but theyr all wrong.

W = T(x+y)/x

Where W is the weight of the stand and T is the Newton meter reading.

You measure and record the values of x, y (with a ruler) and T. The following data is recorded:

x = 12.8 cm , y = 30.2 cm, T= 2.2 N

What is the percentage uncertainty in y?

This one wants the percentage uncertainty which I'm unsure of how to find. I did try 30.25(max value) - 30.15(lowest value) / 2 = 0.05 and find it as a percentage but it turned out to be wrong...

Any help with these problems would be much appreciated.