Uncertainty with Measurements and Working with numbers - 1-5\/1-6 UNCERTAINTY OF MEASUREMENT WORKING WITH NUMBERS Uncertainty 1 Measuring instruments are

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1-5/1-6: UNCERTAINTY OF MEASUREMENT & WORKING WITH NUMBERS
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Uncertainty: 1) Measuring instruments are never completely free of flaws. 2) Measuring always involves estimation. Measure to the nearest increment OR 1/2 the smallest increment. Reliability: precision-- gives the same result over and over accuracy-- tests how close the value is to a standard
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