chap 6 Error Analysis Homework 2 Ex 6.2 Q5

Go through the working and attempt to identify where the error is.

5 comments:

  1. if he were to bring over 64 in line 3 to the other side in line 4, it should be divide instead of minus

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  2. There is a mistake at Line 4.
    He should not minus 64 on both side because on the RHS, it is multiplied by m and 1/2 so, it should be 160/64 = 1/2 x m.

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  3. There is a mistake form line 3 to 4, the mistake is in 160-64=96 it should be 160/64=2.5 as *64 is a multiplication not an addition.

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  4. When shifting the 64 from the RHS to the LHS, the sign is supposed to change from times to divide and not minus.

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  5. In line 4, it should be 160/64 = 1/2 x m.

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