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Express your answers to problems in this | Ch 1 - 24PE

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 24PE

Problem 24PE

Express your answers to problems in this section to the correct number of significant figures and proper units.

A marathon runner completes a 42.188-km course in 2 h , 30 min, and 12 s . There is an uncertainty of 25 m in the distance traveled and an uncertainty of 1 s in the elapsed time. (a) Calculate the percent uncertainty in the distance. (b) Calculate the uncertainty in the elapsed time. (c) What is the average speed in meters per second? (d) What is the uncertainty in the average speed?

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We need to calculate the percent uncertainty in the distance and time and calculated the average speed and its uncertainty.

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Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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