## Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Precision and Greatest Possible Error - Exercise - Page 166: 6

#### Answer

precision 0.001 cm GPE 0.0005 cm

#### Work Step by Step

The last significant digit is the 0 in the thousandths position, so the precision is 0.001. Greatest possible error is half the precision. $0.5\times0.001=0.0005$

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