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## Why is Excel giving me wrong calculations?

Cause: The cell is formatted as Text, which causes Excel to ignore any formulas. This could be directly due to the Text format, or is particularly common when importing data from a CSV or Notepad file. Fix: Change the format of the cell(s) to General or some other format.

**How do you calculate total error?**

You must first find the percentage error of each of the values you are testing before you can find the total error value. Find the difference between the estimated result and the actual result. For example, if you estimated a result of 200 and ended up with a result of 214 you would subtract 200 from 214 to get 14.

**What is the formula for calculating accuracy?**

Accuracy = (sensitivity) (prevalence) + (specificity) (1 – prevalence). The numerical value of accuracy represents the proportion of true positive results (both true positive and true negative) in the selected population. An accuracy of 99% of times the test result is accurate, regardless positive or negative.

### How do you calculate error accuracy?

The accuracy is a measure of the degree of closeness of a measured or calculated value to its actual value. The percent error is the ratio of the error to the actual value multiplied by 100.

**What is difference between accuracy and error?**

The accuracy of a measurement or approximation is the degree of closeness to the exact value. The error is the difference between the approximation and the exact value.

**What are the different types of error in measurement?**

The errors that may occur in the measurement of a physical quantity can be classified into six types: constant error, systematic error, random error, absolute error, relative error and percentage error.

#### What are the three major categories of error?

Error is the difference between the actual value and the calculated value of any physical quantity. Basically, there are three types of errors in physics, random errors, blunders, and systematic errors.

**How many types of error are there in physics class 11?**

six types

**What is fixed error?**

Error can be categorized into to parts: random and systematic or called fixed error. If a measurement, which possesses only random error is repeated an infinite number of times, the average of the measurements would be the true measurement.

## What do u mean by least count?

In the science of measurement, the least count of a measuring instrument is the smallest and accurate value in the measured quantity that can be resolved on the instrument’s scale. The least count of an instrument is inversely proportional to the precision of the instrument.

**How do I calculate least count?**

The Vernier caliper least counts formula is calculated by dividing the smallest reading of the main scale with the total number of divisions of the vernier scale.LC of vernier caliper is the difference between one smallest reading of the main scale and one smallest reading of vernier scale which is 0.1 mm 0r 0.01 cm.

**What is least count of scale?**

Least count of a measuring instrument is the smallest measurement that can be made accurately with the given measuring instrument. A metre scale normally has graduations at 1 mm (or 0.1 cm) spacing, as the smallest division on its scale.

### What is least count give example?

Define least count. Answer: The smallest value up to which an instrument can measure is called least count. For example least count of meter rule is up to 1 mm and least count of Vernier caliper is 0.01 cm.

**What is least count of vernier scale?**

0.02

**What is least count in chemistry?**

The smallest value that can be measured by the measuring instrument is called its least count. The least count can also be referred to as the error associated with the resolution of the instrument.

#### What is least count of height gauge?

3.2 Electronic Digital height Gauge

Sr No | Description | Least Count |
---|---|---|

1. | Vernier Height Gauge – VHG 1 | 0.02mm |

2 | Digital Height gauge – DHG 1 with Metric & Inch readout | 0.01mm/0.0005” |

**What is the principle of height gauge?**

A height gage is a measuring instrument in which a slider with a measuring stylus moves relative to a measuring scale on a beam and in which this motion is along a single vertical axis nominally perpendicular to a reference plane on the instrument base.

**What is a height gauge called?**

A height gauge is a measuring device used for determining the height of objects, and for marking of items to be worked on. Devices similar in concept, with lower resolutions, are used in health care settings (health clinics, surgeries) to find the height of people, in which context they are called stadiometers.

## Who invented height gauge?

Pierre Vernier

**How accurate is a height gauge?**

A typical height gauge is good to a thousandth (0.001″). A micrometer or electronic height gauge is accurate to a tenth (0.0001″) or sometimes even better. The primary weakness in accuracy for a height gauge is how square it is to the reference plane being measured.

**How is angle greater than 90 measured?**

How angle greater than 90° is measured? Explanation: Versatility of angle gauges increases when used with a square plate. Square plates with angle gauge can measure angle greater than 90o.

### Where is Vernier height gauge used?

Vernier height gauges are used to determine or measure vertical distances in metrology or metalworking. The vernier height gauges are typically measured on a granite surface plate or to measure the characteristics of apart from a datum plane.

**What is pitch and least count?**

Hint Pitch is the smallest measurement on the main scale while the least count is the smallest measurement an instrument can measure accurately.