Sentence Examples with the word probable error

The probable error in neglecting any variation of specific heat is small, and we may calculate L from the values of Lo - (s - s') (To - T), where s - s' is about 0.5 calories.

The modus operandi is briefly as follows: The position of the fracture is determined by electrical tests from both ends, with more or less accuracy, depending on the nature of the fracture, but with a probable error not exceeding a few miles.

Trigonometrical Surveys in India, to be in probable error to the following extent: These determinations have the effect of placing Kinchinjunga second and K 2 third on the list.