Unformatted text preview: did actual calculations with by and multiplied 5.2 with pi and divided the circumference with 17.1. This is where we see the room of error. Also, we saw the difference value of pi when we divided 17.1 by 5.2. Pi became the value 3.3. So the reasons of error would most likely be the ruler not being as precise by going down only to the tenths place. Also, the person who measured can always make a mistake. More precise and correct measurements could’ve been made with a ruler that was more precise, or a better way of measuring....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course EXPOSITORY 101 taught by Professor Mr during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.
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