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Can someone explain how I need to go about this one? I'm completely lost
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(Original post by tej3141)
i think its 7.5% but i advice you to go on youtube or your textbook or a physics webiste and learn about combing uncertainties
Oh that topic. Learnt that so long ago thanks for the heads up
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When multiplying/dividing, you have to add the percentage uncertainties.

It's important to note that d2 is the same as d * d so you need to add the uncertainty of d twice.

The final answer is 5.3 + 1.2 + (2 * 1.0) = 8.5%

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