Mathematics

A string is 4.8m. A boy measured it to be 4.95m. Find the percentage error.

A string is 4.8m. A boy measured it to be 4.95m. Find the percentage error.

  • A.
    ( frac{5}{16} )%
  • B.
    (1frac{5}{16} )%
  • C.
    ( 3frac{1}{33} )%
  • D.
    ( 3frac{1}{8} )%
  • E.
    25%
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation

4.95m – 4.8m = 0.15m

(frac{0.15}{4.8} times 100%)

= (frac{25}{8})

= (3frac{1}{8} %)