The weight of a day-old chick was measured to be 0.21g. If the actual weight of the chick is 0.18g, what was the percentage error in the measurement?

The weight of a day-old chick was measured to be 0.21g. If the actual weight of the chick is 0.18g, what was the percentage error in the measurement?
A. 15.5%
B. 18.2%
C. 14.8%
D. 16.7%

Correct Option: Answer is D

Solution:
Actual weight = 0.18g
Error = 0.21g – 0.18g
= 0.03g
% error = 0.03/0.18×100
= 16.7%

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