Conclusions and Discussion (Accuracy and Precision Lab)

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Conclusions and Discussion: This lab helped us to discover that while the burette and the pipette are each as accurate as the circumstances of their usage allows, in this experiment the pipette is more accurate, but the burette is slightly more precise. This is because you make one measurement with a volumetric pipette, then you deliver the amount. With a burette, two measurements are involved; the before and after readings. That means you have two possibilities for error in the burette as opposed to one with the pipette. The level of accuracy depends on how well you read off the values, whether or not you are at exactly eye level when taking the measurement, and whether you fill the burette up properly. For instance, the pipette needs to be filled to the mark with no bubbles to be exact. However, for burettes, while there cannot be any bubbles, caution also needs to be taken in reading the exact initial value, then making sure the valve is closed at precisely the right time as to not let out any additional liquid. For this experiment, we
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