Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Skills Handbook - Measurement, Rounding Error, and Reasonableness - Exercises - Page 887: 3


From $339.5\text{ mL}$ to $340.5\text{ mL}$

Work Step by Step

The measurement is given to the nearest milliliter, so the error is $\pm\text{ 0.5 mL}$. Therefore, to find the range of values that the measurement represents, we must both subtract and add $0.5$ to the given value. $$340+0.5=340.5$$$$340-0.5=339.5$$ Therefore the range of values is from $339.5\text{ mL}$ to $340.5\text{ mL}$
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