Posted by **Hannah** on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2:46pm.

I have to calculate the percent error for my experiment and I just wanted to make sure that I am doing it correctly.

My value was 1.376 and the accepted value was 1.371 so I did

[1.376 - 1.371] / 1.371 = 0.0036 X 100 = 0.36%

Did I do this correctly?

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**Scott**, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 7:09pm
looks good

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**Hannah**, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:39pm
Thank you!

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