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: 9

Answer

precision 0.001 A GPE 0.0005 A

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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