## Elementary Technical Mathematics

a. 0.01 m b. the greatest possible error is $$0.005 \ m.$$
For the measurement $6.05~m$, we have a. The precision is $0.01~m$ (since the last digit $5$ is at $0.01$ precision). b. The greatest possible error is one-half the precision: $$0.5\cdot 0.01 \ m=0.005 \ m.$$