# Positive number is by mistake divided by 10 instead of being multiplied by 10. what is the is % error on the basis of correct answer

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This can be solved using an example.

Let the number which is to be multipled be x

Now, x=100

So by mistake divided by 10 so 100/10 =10

But should be multiplied by 10 so 100*10 = 1000

Error % = (1000-10/1000) *100= (990/1000)*100 = 0.99*100= 99%

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Let the number which is to be multipled be x

Now, x=100

So by mistake divided by 10 so 100/10 =10

But should be multiplied by 10 so 100*10 = 1000

Error % = (1000-10/1000) *100= (990/1000)*100 = 0.99*100= 99%

Hope it is useful...!

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original number = N

expected = 10 N

what is done = N/10.

error = [N/10 - 10 N] = - 9.9 N

% error

= error / expected result * 100

= -9.9 N / (10 N) * 100 = - 99 %

expected = 10 N

what is done = N/10.

error = [N/10 - 10 N] = - 9.9 N

% error

= error / expected result * 100

= -9.9 N / (10 N) * 100 = - 99 %