# Math

posted by Joseph

A Gardner adds 3.5 oz of plant food to 2 gallons of water. The amount he was supposed to add is 4 oz. what is the percent error in mixing the plant food

1. Sasha

87.5% or 12.5% not sure sorry

2. Joseph

Thanks. It was 12.5

3. Mom

I believe the answer is...He put in 87.5% of what was meant. His error is 12.5%. That is what he is lacking.

4. Sasha

no problem

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