Unformatted text preview: poor accuracy is associated with 'systematic errors' - error has a reproducible sign and magnitude. • Estimating Precision o Consider these two methods for computing scores in archery competitions. Which is fairer? Score by distance from bullseye Score by area or target o The standard deviation , s , is a precision estimate based on the area score: where x i is the i-th measurement is the average measurement N is the number of measurements....
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- Chemistry, Accuracy and precision, Deviation, Archery, poor accuracy