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A roast is to cook for 1 hour and 30 minutes correct to the nearest 10 minutes. The percentage error is?

accuracy = 10 minutes

error = 5 minutes (ie half the accuracy)

% error =  error/measurement × 100

5/90 × 100 = 5.6%
(don’t forget you have to change the 1 hour 30 mins to minutes only)

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