Problem: Estimate the percent error in measuring a distance of about 75 cm with a meter stick.Estimate the percent error in measuring a mass of about 16 g with a chemical balance.Estimate the percent error in measuring a time interval of about 7 min with a stopwatch.

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Estimate the percent error in measuring a distance of about 75 cm with a meter stick.

Estimate the percent error in measuring a mass of about 16 g with a chemical balance.

Estimate the percent error in measuring a time interval of about 7 min with a stopwatch.

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