Saturday

August 23, 2014

August 23, 2014

Posted by **sam** on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 12:50am.

abs value[ (assumed value - true value)/ true value] x 100%

to find the true value I did:

(365 days/yr) x (24 hours/1 day) x (60 minutes/hour) x (60 seconds/minute)

but this, when plugged in, didn't give me the correct answer...help!

- physics please -
**drwls**, Friday, January 22, 2010 at 1:20amAssume an average year of 235.24 days. That is 31,556,736 seconds instead of 31,415,920 .

Percentage error is the difference divided by the correct value, converted to %.

I get 0.45 %

**Related Questions**

Calculus - Estimate delta(x) using the Linear Approximation and use a calculator...

physics - to determine that force acting on each mass it was assumed that g=9.8m...

physics - To determine the force acting on each mass its was assumed that g=9.80...

Chemistry - The given actual molarity of sulfuric acid was .08M. How do I ...

physics - Percentage error in displacement time and mass are 2%, 1% and 3%. Find...

Chemistry - How do you find Absolute error and how do you find relative error? ...

Calculus - Estimate delta f using linear approximation F(x) = x^ (1/3)e^(x-1), a...

Chemistry - I have to find the percentage of error. The accepted value is 11.35...

Percent error? - What is the formula for percent-error? It's either: %error= (...

Calculus - Suppose a cylindrical can is manufactured with radius r. The ...