3, Lesson 8, Unit 4, Grade 7, EngageNY icon
Instructional Activity

Example 1: How Far Off?

Lesson 8. Unit 4. Grade 7 EngageNY

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 8, Unit 4, Grade 7. Continue to use the sample data to introduce the concept of absolute error. Students calculate how far off the trial measurements are from the actual length of the diagonal of the screen using the absolute error formula. Find the absolute error for the following problems. Explain what the absolute error means in context.

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