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Use differentials to estimate the error

Sun of Nc

New member
Mar 4, 2013
2
One side of a right triangle is known to be 20 cm long and the opposite angle is measured as 30°, with a possible error of ±1°.
(a) Use differentials to estimate the error in computing the length of the hypotenuse. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
±...cm


(b) What is the percentage error? (Round your answer to the nearest integer.)
±... %
 

Ackbach

Indicium Physicus
Staff member
Jan 26, 2012
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What steps have you taken towards a solution?