Calculus
posted by angie on .
the edge of a cube was found to be 18 inches with a possible measurement error of 0.1 find the max possible error in calculating the surface area of the cube

6 * 18.1^2 = 1965.66
6 * 18^2 = 1944
difference = 21.66
That is the maximum possible error. The likely error is another subject entirely.