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• Question 1
180 seconds
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The attendance for the basketball game was estimated to be 15,000 people but 12,500 people attended. What was the percent error?

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?

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?

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?
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.
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?
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?
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?
15.79%
18.75%
2.25%
18%
• Question 9
30 seconds
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• Question 10
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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...