A string is 4.8m. A boy measured it to be 4.95m. Find the percentage error.
- A.
( frac{5}{16} )% - B.
(1frac{5}{16} )% - C.
( 3frac{1}{33} )% - D.
( 3frac{1}{8} )% - E.
25%
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation
4.95m – 4.8m = 0.15m
(frac{0.15}{4.8} times 100%)
= (frac{25}{8})
= (3frac{1}{8} %)