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 - Page 150: 38


about 4%

Work Step by Step

Measured volume $V=(7.2)(4.6)(3.3)$ $V=109.296$ Rounded volume $V=(7)(5)(3)$ $V=105$ difference in volume= |rounded volume-measured volume| $|105-109.296|$ $4.296$ percent error=greatest difference in volume/measured volume $\frac{4.296}{109.296}\approx0.04$, or 4%
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