Error rate

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

error rateThe degree of errors encountered during data transmission over a communications or network connection. The higher the error rate, the less reliable the connection or data transfer will be.

The term error rate can refer to anything where errors can occur. For example, when taking a typing test that measures errors an error rate is used to calculate your final score or Net WPM.

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