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Q: What is the value of relative error if the absolute error is -10?

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The relative error depends on the true value of the measurement. That information has not been provided.

The relative error puts the size of the error into context. An absolute error of 10, in a number whose value is 1 indicates a range of -9 to 11 for the true value. This means that telling you that the value is 1 is near enough pointless. On the other hand, an absolute error of 10 in a number whose value is 1 billion means that the true value is somewhere in the range 999,999,990 and 1,000,000,010. I suggest that the discrepancy is not significant. The relative error in the first case is 1000% and in the second, it is 1 millionth of 1%.

Absolute value of 10 is 10.

Absolute value of 10 is 10.

Absolute value of 10*-10 is 100.

The absolute value of a number is the positive value of that number. Since 10 is already positive, it is not changed. So the absolute value of 10 is 10.

Absolute value of 10 is 10.

The absolute value is 103.

For any percent error formula: 100 x (Experimental Value - Theoretical Value) / Theoretical Value Take the absolute value of this (make it positive) , and give it a percent sign. Example: The listed mass was 1 gram, and you found it to be .9 grams 100(0.9-1)= -10 -10/1 =-10 -10 becomes 10 10% error You will NEVER have a negative percent error, and its a good idea to write "error" after the percent sign.

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Yes - the absolute value of any positive number is the number itself.

It is the distance of x from zero. Examples:The absolute value of 5 is 5. The absolute value of -10 is 10. (Complex numbers) The absolute value of 4 + 3i is 5.

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