## TOOL: PERCENTAGE ERROR CALCULATOR

#### PERCENTAGE ERROR CALCULATOR

(Estimated, Experimental)

(Actual, True, Theoretical)

Calculate upto decimal places.

Percentage Error: 50%

(The approximate value is 50% greater than the exact value.)

SOLUTION STEPS

The result of the multiplication is 50.

OTHER INFORMATION

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## INFORMATION

The percentage error is calculated using the formula below.

According to the formula, we divide the absolute difference between the approximate and the real values by the absolute value of the real value. Finally we multiply the result by 100 to obtain the percentage error.

### WHAT IS PERCENTAGE ERROR CALCULATOR?

Percentage error calculator,

• Finds the error percentage in an approximate (or experimental) value with respect to the exact (or theoretical or actual) value.
• Illustrates all solution steps.

### HOW TO USE PERCENTAGE ERROR CALCULATOR?

You can use percentage error calculator in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter the approximate and exact values to the input boxes and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input box. If you use this property, two random amounts are generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOXES

To find the percentage error for some other values you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.

• You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.