A surveyor

A surveyor estimated the distance across a river to be 300 m. The actual distance across the river was 286.4 m. Find the absolute error and the percent error of the surveyor's estimate. If necessary, round to the nearest tenth.

Correct answer:

e =  -13.6 m

Step-by-step explanation:

a=300 m b=286.4 m  e=ba=286.4300=13.6 m

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