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Describes how close the measurement comes to the true value. 


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Depends on a measurements reproducibility. 


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Basic unit of length in the metric system. 


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Space occupied by matter. 


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The Space taken up by a cube that is 10cm on each edge. 


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The quantity that determines a objects mass. 


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A measure of the pull of gravity on an object of given mass. 


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The mass of one cubic centimeter of water at 4*C is one... 


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The ratio of the mass of an object to its volume. 


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The comparison of the density of a substance to the density of a reference substance. 


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Typically used to measure specific gravity. 


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Freezing point of water is 0 degrees. 


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BOILING POINT OF WATER ON CELSIUS SCALE 

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Another scale used in scientific work. 


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To convert readings on the Celsius scale to e Kelvin Scale this number is added to the Celsius reading. 


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WHAT DEPENDS THE ACCURRACY OF A MEASUREMENT? 

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The quality of the measuring instrument. 


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The true or correct value based on references. 


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Determined by measurements made during an experiment. 


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The difference between the accepted value and the experimental value. 


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QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENTS 

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Give results in a definite form, usually as numbers. 


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ZEROS AT THE END OF A MEASUREMENT AND TO THE LEFT OF THE DECIMAL POINT ARE NOT SIGNIFICANT. 

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SIG FIG'S INCLUDE ALL THE DIGITS THAT CAN BE KNOWN ACCURATELY PLUS A LAST DIGIT THAT MUST BE ESTIMATED. 

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THE SI BASE UNIT OF MASS MEASUREMENT IS THE? 

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100 times smaller than a gram. 


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Density can sometimes have units of ? 

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Grams per cubic centimeter. 


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FORMULA OF SPECIFIC GRAVITY 

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Density of substance/Density of water(1)=SG 


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Zeros at the end of a measurement are not significant. Zeros to the left of the decimal point are not significant. Zeros between two sigfigs are significant. Zeros to the right of the decimal point that are before sigfigs are not significant(i.e. .00372SF's). 


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THE PAIR WITH MORE SIG FIG'S IS? 

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FORMULA FOR ABSOLUTE VALUE 

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AVEV/AV x 100= %of error 


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Why doesn't specific gravity have a unit? 

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Round 7.013g to three sigfigs. 

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Round off 0.003629mm to three sigfigs. 

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What 3 things must measurements have to be valid? 

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Process of determining a numeric value for a physical quantity. 


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Reading the VERNIER CALIPER 

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First Number Decimal First bottom line(If it falls between two top lines it is the value of the first top line) From the first bottom line how many lines over is the aligned/slightly aligned line. If the like is perfect the last number is 0. If the line is slightly off the last number will be 5. 

