# The accepted length of a steel pipe is 5.5 m. How do you calculate the percent error for each of these measurements?

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a. 5.2 m

b. 5.5 m

c. 5.7 m

d. 5.1 m

a. 5.2 m

b. 5.5 m

c. 5.7 m

d. 5.1 m

##### 1 Answer

Aug 13, 2017

#### Answer:

A. -5.5%

B. 0.0%

C. 3.6%

D. -7.3%

#### Explanation:

The formula for percent error is:

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