# How to Calculate Percentage Error

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### Which is true regarding percentage error?

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### 2. Your friend said that it rained 3 inches this past Sunday. You actually had measured the rain on Sunday, and it was only 2 inches. If you were to calculate the percentage error, what is the result number?

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The questions on this quiz will test your knowledge of the formula for percentage error and its application. An understanding of the correct order of the steps is also necessary.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Information assessed includes:

• What the percentage error shows
• The steps in calculating the percentage error
• Percentage Error Formula

## Skills Practiced

• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the calculation of percentage error in a given situation
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on percentage error calculation
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the parts of the formula for calculating percentage error

How to Calculate Percentage Error is a lesson that can teach you more about this process. The following is covered in the lesson:

• Review the signs used in the calculation
• List the steps involved in the correct order
• Review an example of the calculation of percentage error
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