Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Precision and Greatest Possible Error - Exercise: 14

Answer

precision 1000 Hz GPE 500 Hz

Work Step by Step

The position of the last significant digit (1) is the thousands place, so the precision is 1000. The greatest possible error is half the precision. $GPE=0.5\times1000=500$
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