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35 POINTS PLEASE HELPCalculate the percent error. Gene estimated the length of the fence to be 150 feet, but the actual measurement was 142.

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Answer:The percentage error of measurement is 5.63 % Step-by-step explanation:Given as  :The measure length of the fence = 150 feetThe actual length of the fence = 142 feetLet the percentage error in measurement = x So, x = [tex]\dfrac{\textrm measured value - \textrm actual value}{\textrm actual value}[/tex] ×100Or, x =  [tex]\dfrac{\textrm 150 - 142}{142}[/tex] ×100or, x = [tex]\dfrac{\textrm 8}{142}[/tex] ×100or, x = 5.63 %Hence The percentage error of measurement is 5.63 %  Answer