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For some measuring processes, the uncertainty is

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Problem 4E

For some measuring processes, the uncertainty is approximately proportional to the value of the measurement. For example, a certain scale is said to have an uncertainty of ± 2%. An object is weighed on this scale.

a. Given that the reading is 100 g, express the uncertainty in this measurement in grams.

b. Given that the reading is 50 g, express the uncertainty in this measurement in grams.

Step-by-Step Solution:

Step 1 of 3:

It is given that the uncertainty in the measurement of certain scale is 2%.

Also it is given that the uncertainty is proportional to the value of measurement.

We have to express the uncertainty in terms of grams corresponding to the given measurements.


Step 2 of 3

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Textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
Edition: 4
Author: William Navidi
ISBN: 9780073401331

Statistics for Engineers and Scientists was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780073401331. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists , edition: 4. This full solution covers the following key subjects: uncertainty, measurement, given, Scale, grams. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 153 chapters, and 2440 solutions. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 4E from chapter: 3.1 was answered by , our top Statistics solution expert on 06/28/17, 11:15AM. The answer to “For some measuring processes, the uncertainty is approximately proportional to the value of the measurement. For example, a certain scale is said to have an uncertainty of ± 2%. An object is weighed on this scale.a. Given that the reading is 100 g, express the uncertainty in this measurement in grams.________________b. Given that the reading is 50 g, express the uncertainty in this measurement in grams.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 66 words. Since the solution to 4E from 3.1 chapter was answered, more than 391 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.

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