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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q.

    The attendance for the basketball game was estimated to be 15,000 people but 12,500 people attended. What was the percent error?

    answer choices

    16.67%

    20%

    2500%

    80%

  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q.

    The students measured length during a science experiment, they got 12 cm. But the actual measurement was 14.25 cm. What was the percent error?

    answer choices

    15.79%

    18.75%

    2.25%

    18%

  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q.

    The deer population is estimated to be 17,600 in northern Illinois, but an actual count was 21,300. What is the percent error?

    answer choices

    21%

    17.37%

    17.4%

    21.02%

  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. During the school fire drill the actual count of students was between 1380 and 1402. What is the most the absolute error could be?
    answer choices
    22
    -22
    2782
    22%
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. Jessie estimates the weight of her cat to be 8 pounds.  The actual weight of the cat was 10 pounds.  Find the percent error.  
    answer choices
    15%
    20%
    25%
    30%
  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. Zed went to the store and bought a bag of chips.  He estimated there would be 350 chips in the package, but realized there were only 210 chips in that package.  What was his percent error?
    answer choices
    35%
    67%
    85%
    92%
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. The deer population is estimated to be 17,600 in northern Illinois, but an actual count was 21,300. What is the percent error?
    answer choices
    21%
    17.37%
    17.4%
    21.02%
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The students measured length during a science experiement, they got 12 cm. But the actual measurement was 14.25 cm. What was the percent error?
    answer choices
    15.79%
    18.75%
    2.25%
    18%
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. ?
    answer choices
    High Accuracy & High Precision
    High Accuracy & Low Precision
    Low Accuracy & High Precision
    Low Accuracy & Low Precision
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. A set of data are all close to each other, and they are close to the actual value.  This set of data can be described as...
    answer choices
    accurate
    precise
    both precise and accurate
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