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The length of a notebook 15cm, was measured as 16.8cm. Calculate the percentage error to…

The length of a notebook 15cm, was measured as 16.8cm. Calculate the percentage error to 2 significant figures.

  • A.
    12.00%
  • B.
    11.00%
  • C.
    10.71%
  • D.
    0.12%
Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation

Error = (16.8cm – 15cm = 1.8cm)

(text{% error} = frac{1.8}{15} times 100% = frac{180}{15})

= (12.00%)

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