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: 13

Answer

precision 10 $\Omega$ GPE 5 $\Omega$

Work Step by Step

The position of the last significant digit (the tagged 0) is the tens place, so the precision is 10. The greatest possible error is half the precision. $GPE=0.5\times10=5$
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