How do I calculate percent error?

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What is the formula for percent error?
asked Feb 10, 2012 in Science by Roar3215 ~Expert~ (1,318 points)
    

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You can calculate percent error with the following formula:

% error = (|Experimental Value - Accepted Value| / Accepted Value) x 100


 
answered Feb 10, 2012 by pokemonmaster ~Expert~ (3,856 points)
selected Feb 10, 2012 by Roar3215



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