The difference between the actual and measured value.

Shown as a positive value.

Example: When your instrument measures in "1"s, then any value between 6½ and 7½ is measured as "7", so the absolute error is ½.

Shown as a positive value.

Example: When your instrument measures in "1"s, then any value between 6½ and 7½ is measured as "7", so the absolute error is ½.

See: Error

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