Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 4 - Review - Page 207: 12


a. 100 V b. 50 V

Work Step by Step

For the measurement $2300~V$, we have a. The precision is $100 V$ (because the last non-zero digit $3$ is in the $100$ place). b. The greatest possible error is one-half the precision: $$0.5\cdot 100 \ V= 50 \ V.$$
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