A Number 3.625 is Wrongly Read as 3.265; Find the Percentage Error. - Mathematics

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A number 3.625 is wrongly read as 3.265; find the percentage error.

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Solution

Correct number = 3.625
Number wrongly read as = 3.265
Error
= 3.625 - 3.265
 = 0.360
% Error
= `(0.360)/(3.625) xx 100`

 = `(360)/(3625) xx 100`

= `(36000)/(3625)`

= 9.93%

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 7 Percent and Percentage
Exercise 7 (A) | Q 10.1 | Page 82
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