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The volume of liquid was 500 mL. When measured, a scientist found the volume to be 495 mL. What was the scientist’s percent error?

 Jan 14, 2021

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Hi Guest!

 

Formula

First, we need to know the formula. 

|found - exact| / exact * 100

 

Variables

Found = 495

Exact = 500

 

Solving

|495 - 500| / 500 * 100

5/500*100

1

 

Answer

So, ther percent error was 1%

 

I hope this helped. :))))))))

=^._.^=

 Jan 14, 2021
 #1
avatar+757 
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Best Answer

Hi Guest!

 

Formula

First, we need to know the formula. 

|found - exact| / exact * 100

 

Variables

Found = 495

Exact = 500

 

Solving

|495 - 500| / 500 * 100

5/500*100

1

 

Answer

So, ther percent error was 1%

 

I hope this helped. :))))))))

=^._.^=

catmg Jan 14, 2021

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