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Resistance of a given wire is obtained by measuring the current flowing in it and the voltage differenceapplied across it. If the percentage errors in the

measurement of the current and the voltage differenceare 3% each, then error in the value of resistance of the wire is


In multiplication or division, percentage errors are simply added
Since R=V/I

% error in R= % error in V + Percent error in I
                 = 3%+3%
                 = 6 %
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