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Name______________________ Quiz 4 1. Does replication of measurements address errors in accuracy or precision? (I.e., systematic or random errors?) Explain briefly. Replication gives one a measure of the random scatter in the data, and thus addresses errors in precision (repeatability).
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Unformatted text preview: The standard deviation of numerous replicate measurements with nominally the same input provides the precision. Accuracy is addressed by calibration, which involves measurements of known inputs so that one can correct errors in offset or sensitivity. (100 pts)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course ENES enes100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.

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