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Test Significant Figures and Error Analysis Q1. Define significant figures.

. How many significant figures are there in 4200, 42.00, 4.2 x 103 and 4200 m? (5) Q2. The radius of sphere is 21cm. Find its surface area and volume keeping in view of significant figures. (4) Q3. Perform the following operations keeping in view the significant figures: (a) 2.1003 + 3.234 + 123.54 (b) 234 x 12000 (c) 92/92 (3) Q4. The time period of oscillation of a simple pendulum was recorded as 2.56s, 2.62s, 2.70s, 2.58s and 2.45s. Find the absolute error, relative error and percentage relative error. (3) Q5. The inner and outer diameter of a hollow cylinder are D1 = (3.0 0.1) cm and D2 = (3.8 0.2) cm. Find the thickness of cylinder. (2) Q6. The length and breadth of a rectangular filed are l = (30 1.0) cm; b = (20 3.0) cm. Find the area and perimeter of the field. (4) Q7. In an experiment two capacitors are measured to have capacitance as (60 0.1)F and (230 0.2)F. Calculate the total capacitance if these capacitors are connected in series. (3)

4a 3b 2 Q8. If P ; find the error in P if error in a, b, c and d are 1%, 2%, 3% and 4%. If P is measured as 12.345; c d
round off keeping in view the significant figure and above percentage error. Q9. To study the flow of liquid through a narrow tube, the following formula is used; (3)

Pr
Vl

The value of P, r, V and l

are measured to be 76cm of Hg, 0.28 cm; 1.2 cm3/sec and 18.2 cm. If these quantities are measured to the accuracy of 0.5cm of Hg, 0.01c, 0.1cm3/sec and 0.1cm respectively. Find the percentage error in the value of . (3)

Test Significant Figures and Error Analysis Q1. Define significant figures. How many significant figures are there in 4200, 42.00, 4.2 x 103 and 4200 m? (5) Q2. The radius of sphere is 21cm. Find its surface area and volume keeping in view of significant figures. (4) Q3. Perform the following operations keeping in view the significant figures: (a) 2.1003 + 3.234 + 123.54 (b) 234 x 12000 (c) 92/92 (3) Q4. The time period of oscillation of a simple pendulum was recorded as 2.56s, 2.62s, 2.70s, 2.58s and 2.45s. Find the absolute error, relative error and percentage relative error. (3) Q5. The inner and outer diameter of a hollow cylinder are D1 = (3.0 0.1) cm and D2 = (3.8 0.2) cm. Find the thickness of cylinder. (2) Q6. The length and breadth of a rectangular filed are l = (30 1.0) cm; b = (20 3.0) cm. Find the area and perimeter of the field. (4) Q7. In an experiment two capacitors are measured to have capacitance as (60 0.1)F and (230 0.2)F. Calculate the total capacitance if these capacitors are connected in series. (3) Q8. If P

4a 3b 2 ; find the error in P if error in a, b, c and d are 1%, 2%, 3% and 4%. If P is measured as 12.345; c d
(3)

round off keeping in view the significant figure and above percentage error. Q9. To study the flow of liquid through a narrow tube, the following formula is used;

Pr
Vl

The value of P, r, V and l

are measured to be 76cm of Hg, 0.28 cm; 1.2 cm3/sec and 18.2 cm. If these quantities are measured to the accuracy of 0.5cm of Hg, 0.01c, 0.1cm3/sec and 0.1cm respectively. Find the percentage error in the value of . (3)