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Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

Consider a lane that is 3 cm longer than the stated 50.00 m. What is the percent error in this lane's length?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The percent error of the lane length has to be calculated.

Concept Introduction:

Percent Error: The difference between the result obtained and the accepted value (true value).

  Percent error = obtained valuetruevalue×100%

Explanation

The percent error is calculated as,

  Given: obtained value = 3 cm; truevalue = 50.00 mKnown:  Percent error = obtained valuetruevalue×100%wher

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