1-2 Linear Measure and Precision

1-2 Linear Measure and Precision - is a real number n...

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segment – a part of a line that consists of 2 points, called endpoints, and all the points between them A C AC AC refers to the segment AC refers to the length of AC
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Measuring Line Segments Unlike a line, a line segment , or segment, can be measured because it has two endpoints. The length of a segment is only as precise as the smallest unit on the measuring device. The precision of any measurement depends on the smallest unit available on the measuring tool. The measurement should be precise to within 0.5 unit of measurement.
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Betweenness of Points For any two real numbers a and b , there
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Unformatted text preview: is a real number n between a and b such that a < n < c. Point n is between points a and c iff a, n, and c are collinear and an + nc = ac a n c Constructions Constructions are methods of creating geometric figures without the benefit of measuring tools. Generally, only a pencil, straightedge, and compass are used in constructions. Probability and Segment Measure Probability (P) of an event = The probability that a point randomly selected on the number line is contained in is number of favorable outcomes total number of possible outcomes 2 mm 6 mm 2 mm A B C D AB 2 1 10 5 or...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 105 taught by Professor Towns during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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