Unformatted text preview: the least amount of error, simply because the measurement is physically performed, there is a cause for uncertainty. The individual may read the meniscus to be 13.4 mL where there is a chance the actual reading is 13.3mL or 13.5mL, with an uncertainty of ±0.1. In this case, the lab results supports the theory of uncertainty in measurements with the uncertainty in calculated density resulting in ±0.089 g/cm 3 as opposed to the ±0.54 g/cm 3 error in measured density. Thus, it is adequate to conclude that the density derived from calculated volume is more precise than the density derived from measured volume....
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- Spring '11
- calculated volume, 0.54 g, 0.089 g, 13.3mL, 13.4 mL, 13.5mL