Elementary Technical Mathematics

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

Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Precision and Greatest Possible Error - Exercise: 1

Answer

precision 0.01 GPE 0.005

Work Step by Step

The last significant digit is the 0 in the hundredths position, so the precision is 0.01. The greatest possible error is half the precision. $0.5\times0.01=0.005$
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