Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Measurement, Estimating - Problems: 6

Answer

a. 4% b. 0.4% c. 0.06%

Work Step by Step

a. Percentage uncertainty = $\frac{0.2 s}{5.5 s} \times 100 \%=4 \%$ b. Percentage uncertainty = $\frac{0.2 s}{55 s} \times 100 \%=0.4 \%$ c. Percentage uncertainty = $\frac{0.2 s}{330 s} \times 100 \%=0.06 \%$
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