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Unformatted text preview: menu at the top of most SparkNotes pages. Precision  The extent to which an experiment is reproducible. Scientific Notation  A system of representing large numbers, following the model ax 10 b , where "a" is the value and "b" is number of places the decimal place had to move in order to express a in manageable terms. 1123,000,000 is represented in scientific notation as 1.123 X 10 9 . Significant Figures  Digits in a recorded value that are reliable and believable. Units  A uniform standard of measurement....
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