p = ab

where a = 271.00 +- 0.005m

and b = 51.0 +- 0.05m find the maximum error.

is it right to calculate this by $\displaystyle (.005/271 + .05/51) * (271*51)$

could some one please check if the answer is 13.805m

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- Oct 15th 2007, 08:28 PMhelmszeeerror analysis
p = ab

where a = 271.00 +- 0.005m

and b = 51.0 +- 0.05m find the maximum error.

is it right to calculate this by $\displaystyle (.005/271 + .05/51) * (271*51)$

could some one please check if the answer is 13.805m - Oct 15th 2007, 09:46 PMtukeywilliams
yes that is correct.

- Oct 15th 2007, 10:54 PMCaptainBlack