I have done similar questions but this one does not give a value for r. Should I give it any value?

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- August 7th 2010, 05:06 AMStuck ManAccuracy question
I have done similar questions but this one does not give a value for r. Should I give it any value?

- August 7th 2010, 05:55 AMArchie Meade
- August 7th 2010, 06:03 AMStuck Man
Ok. In general is the absolute error either +ve or -ve? Is an error bound always positive? Wikipedia seems to muddle these things up.

- August 7th 2010, 06:38 AMArchie Meade
- August 7th 2010, 07:13 AMStuck Man
To calculate the absolute error you've taken the minimum value of r so you must also take the minimum value of pi which is 3.1415. This will get the answer in the book. Part b is done similarly for pi=3.14159.

- August 7th 2010, 07:21 AMStuck Man
There is much more work than this. I know how to do it though.