Measurement
UK Secondary (7-11)
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Accuracy in measurement (percentage error)

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Find the percentage error for a measurement of $55$55 kg, given that it is measured to the nearest kg. Express your answer to the nearest $0.01%$0.01%.

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Find the percentage error for a measurement of $5.2$5.2km, given that is is measured to the nearest $0.1$0.1km. Round your answer to two decimal places.

What is the percentage error of $35$35 cm, given that it is measured to the nearest $5$5 cm? Round your answer to two decimal places.

What is the percentage error of $410$410mm, given that it is measured to the nearest $10$10mm? Express your answer to the nearest $0.01%$0.01%.

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