How accurate?
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How accurate is your measurement?

Go to each of the following links, read the information, and use the sites to take notes to be included in your notebook. Of particular note are the parts about accuracy and precision, Significant Figures,
Arithmetic Rounding, Units, Uncertainty, Percent error,
Percent Difference, and Accuracy vs. Precision.

The first link is the primary web page, and has links from it (watch for the cursor to change, indicating a link). The others are secondary pages, where extra information about the various topics can be found.

Copying the website URL into your notes would be a good idea...

Measurement part 1


Error and Difference

Measurement uncertainty

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