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 could some one please check if the answer is 13.805m
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yes that is correct.
Originally Posted by helmszee 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 could some one please check if the answer is 13.805m It depends on what you mean by maximum error. 271.005 * 51.05 = 13834.8 and this is the largest value the product can take. The smallest value it can take is: 270.995 * 50.95 = 13807.2 So these two represent errors of +/-13.8 RonL
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