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Q: If a measurement is smaller does the percentage error increase or decrease?

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yes, it is. The smaller the measurement, the higher the percentage error.

The surface are decreases.

A percentage error is 100*(measurement - true value)/true valueThe percentage error is negative if the measured (or calculated) value is smaller that the true value.

hector is the smallest measurement, unless u count hector times 1/2

45 is 37.5% smaller than 72.

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yes, it is. The smaller the measurement, the higher the percentage error.

increase means to think about something and decrease means to go down

The surface are decreases.

The surface area ratio will increase

Increase means to go up or get bigger in amount. Decrease means to go down or to get smaller in amount.

Either increase its volume, decrease its mass, or both.

The amount of decrease from a larger number to a smaller number expressed as a percentage of the larger number. Going from 10 to 7 is a 30% decrease.

the units might decrease or they might increase

Pressure is force divided by area. To increase pressure, you either make the force bigger or the area smaller To decrease pressure you either make the force smaller or the area bigger Hope this helped From the Biology Lesson Ravesses

No, it will decrease gas mileage.

There is a 5% increase. (23 - 18)If you meant the percentage increase from 18 to 23. It is a 27.77% increase.percentage increase = ( a - b ) / aa = larger ending numberb = smaller starting number

The smaller the unit the more accurate the measurement will be.

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