Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 1 - Exercises and Problems - Page 12: 20


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We can find the percent error as below $\%error=\frac{actual \space value-estimated \space value }{actual \space value}\times 100$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $\%error=\frac{(3.156\times 10^7)-(\pi\times 10^7)}{3.156\times 10^7}\times 100$ $\%error=0.457\%$
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