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A voltmeter is used to measure a known voltage of 100 V. Forty percent of the readings are within 0.5 V of the true value. Estimate the standard deviation for the meter. What is the probability of an error of 0.75 V?

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A voltmeter is used to measure a known voltage of 100 V. Forty percent of the readings are within 0.5 V of the true value. Estimate the standard deviation for the meter. What is the probability of an error of 0.75 V?

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Solution. Assume that the distribution of voltage X measured by a voltmeter follows normal distribution with mean and standard deviation to be ...

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This solution contains a step-by-step explanation and also calculations for the probability of error and standard deviation of the voltmeter.

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