## The weight of a rock sample is measured to be 2.5 pounds. What is the percent of error in the measurement?

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The margin of error is understood to be half the value of the last significant place.

The last significant place for 2.5 pound is the tenths place.

A tenth is 0.1, so half of that is 0.05.

If 0.05 is the measurement error, the correct measurement will be :

or

So, percentage of error would be :

2 %

Similarly,

Percentage of error would be :

2 %

Hence error percentage would be 2 % : AnswerHope it will help ðŸ™‚

5%, I believe this is correct