What is percent error calculation used to determine?

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It is used to determine how accurate an experimental value is.
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How do you calculate percent error in physics?

Take the difference between your experimental value and your known value, and divide that difference by your know value. Say you experimentally found the force of gravity to

What is a percent error?

It is a measure measurement of the amount of error made in an experiment. It is obtained by comparing the actual result, with the result gotten from the experiment. % error

What is determinate error?

Determinate error is an error that is caused by the improper functioning of the instrument.These type of errors can be avoided by using an instrument that works properly.

How are the error and the percent error of a measurement calculated?

Take the correct value, subtract the value you got, and then divide that figure by the correct value. Then take the absolute value of that and multiply by 100. For example, sa

How do you get percent error?

The definition of error is: difference between the accepted true value and the measured value of a quantity or parameter. But this is the absolute error . The relative (p