The amount of a chemical solution is measured to be 2 liters. What is the percent error of the measurement?

1 Answer

Answer:

#25%#

Explanation:

2 liters may be #1.5 "to" 1.9# rounded up to #2 or 2.1 or 2.4# rounded down to 2.

#2 - 1.5 = 0.5#

percent error = #("absolute error" /" quantity") * 100#

percent error #= 0.5/2 * 100% = 0.25 * 100% = 25%#