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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 1:22pm.

1A student measures the velocity of the water in a stream as 2.5 meters per second. The actual velocity of the water is 3.0 meters per second. What is the approximate percent deviation of the student’s measurements?
(1)0.50%
(2)17%
(3)20%
(4)50%
Is it (2)?

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