Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-10 Change Expressed as a Percent - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 20

Answer

161.5 to 162.5 pounds

Work Step by Step

The weight is measured to the nearest pound, so the maximum error is .5 pounds. Thus, we know that the patient's weight can be .5 more or .5 less than 162, giving us a range of 161.5 to 162.5 pounds.
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