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Compute with Quantities Containing Errors or Uncertainties

Description

Compute with quantities that have errors or uncertainties, such as experimental measurements and known scientific constants.

Enter quantities that have associated errors.

ScientificErrorAnalysisQuantity1.552,0.002

Quantity1.552,0.002

(1)

ScientificErrorAnalysisQuantity2.510,0.01

Quantity2.510,0.01

(2)

Enter a formula using these quantities.

4π22

4π2Quantity1.552,0.002Quantity2.510,0.012

(3)

Compute the derived error of the formula.

combine,'errors'

Quantity9.725322477,0.07849949920

(4)

Compute the relative error of the formula.

ScientificErrorAnalysisGetErrorScientificErrorAnalysisGetValue

0.008071660285

(5)

Commands Used

combine/errors, ScientificErrorAnalysis[GetError], ScientificErrorAnalysis[GetValue], ScientificErrorAnalysis[Quantity]

See Also

ScientificConstants, ScientificErrorAnalysis, Units


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