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    Determine the percent uncertainty in theta and in sin(theta) when:

    a) theta = 15° +/- 0.5° answ: 3% and 3% (???)

    b) theta = 75° +/- 0.5° answ: 0.7% and 0.2% (???

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    Thanks for letting me work on your questions. Here are my answers:

    a) percent uncertainty in theta=0.5/15=3.33%, so you are right in this ...

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    The solution determines measurement, percent uncertainty and significant figures.