NavigationTeamWasUnfamiliarwithMarsClimateOrbiter
ByGregClark,StaffWriter
AlexCanizares,Specialtospace.com
posted: 03:04 pm ET
10 November 1999
The Mars Climate Orbiter was lost at the Red Planet nearly seven weeks ago because the mission's
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Metric Project!
Bring in one item with your name clearly marked:
a roll of paper towels,
box of tissues,
windex
LATEX FREE bandaids, or
a bottle of hand sanitizer.
Complete 10 metric conversions problems about
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Significant Figures in Measurement
Information:
Uncertainty is an inherent characteristic of measurement. No measurement is absolutely
exact. A significant figure in a measurement is each digit in the measurement that is
known plus one las
Significant Figures and Measurement Lab
Analysis & Conclusion Questions
1. Which objects were harder to measure? Why?
2. Which objects were easier to measure? Why?
3. Compare the measurements made for each item in this
experiment using each of the three d
SIGNIFICANT FIGURES AND CALCULATIONS POGIL
Two rules cover most calculations. COPY THE FOLLOWING RULES IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.
The first rule concerns multiplication and division. When multiplying or dividing,
round answers off to the fewest number of sig figs
Accuracy, Precision, and Error
Information:
Measurement, by its nature, is inexact; the magnitude of that "inexactness" is the error. This is
distinguished from a blunder, which is the introduction of an error that can be traced to its source;
an actual m
More Practice With Scientific Notation
Perform the following operations in scientific notation. Refer to the introduction if you need help.
Section E: Multiplication (the "easy" operation - remember that you just need to multiply the main
numbers and add
Name _ Pd _
Date _
Practice With Scientific Notation
Directions: Write out the decimal equivalent (regular form) of the following numbers that are in
scientific notation.
Section A: Model: 101 = 10
Section B: Model: 2 x 102 = 200
2
1. 10 = _
5. 3 x 102 =
Definition
It's a way to record very large & very small numbers
_._ _ x 10?
Format
one non-zero
digit before the
decimal point
number of digits after the decimal
point depends on the number of
sig figs
Light travels at a speed of 300,000,000m/s. Express i