Mathematics

Mrs. Kofi sold an article for C7.50 instead of C12.75. Calculate her percentage of error,…

Mrs. Kofi sold an article for C7.50 instead of C12.75. Calculate her percentage of error, correct to one decimal place.
  • A.
    41.2%
  • B.
    18.3%
  • C.
    5.3%
  • D.
    1.7%
  • E.
    1.4%
Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation

Error =12.75 – 7.50 = 5.25
Error % = (frac{5.25}{12.75}) x 100% = 41.2%