Relative Error and Relative Percent Error

Mathematics
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Refer to the figure below and the following scenario to solve the next six problems: The dimensions of a lot are measured as 500 meters by 900 meters. These measurements are measured to the nearest 50 meters.

What is the (a) relative error and (b) relative percent error?
May 21st, 2015

relative error=(500-550)/500=0.1

      relative percent error =0.1*100 =10 %            


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