Uncertainties and conversions

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Here's my value: length: 8.25 +/- 0.05cm
If I convert 8.25 to m how to I .. convert my uncertainty?
 

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LowlyPion
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Here's my value: length: 8.25 +/- 0.05cm
If I convert 8.25 to m how to I .. convert my uncertainty?
Your uncertainty shouldn't change with the units. .05 cm is .0005 m. After all there is no uncertainty introduced with the conversion.
 

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