App3Lab3 - It is much easier to have an error measuring,...

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Appendix 3 Comparing/Contrasting the results (Problem 1) The variations in the two coordinate values can be attributed to the error in measurement of the angle i. This shows the importance of taking very exact measurements when calculating coordinates of a point. A good strategy for finding the unknown point would be to use as few measurement values as possible.
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Unformatted text preview: It is much easier to have an error measuring, either human or machine error, than it is while doing calculations. This is especially true if proper checks are made to ensure the accuracy and precision of calculations. This ability to be much more accurate in calculations makes it a much more precise way of finding an unknown point. Page 5 of 7...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course CE 111 taught by Professor Walton during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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