# Shared Flashcard Set

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Chapter 2 Owen Heitzig
Works of Scientists Owen Heitzig
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Science
10/01/2018

Term
 Metric System
Definition
 A system of Measurement based on the Number 10.
Term
 SI
Definition
 To measure length, volume, mass, density, temperature, and time.
Term
 Mass
Definition
 A measurement of the amount of matter of an Object Contains/
Term
 Weight
Definition
 A measure of the force of gravity acting on an object.
Term
 Volume
Definition
 Is the amount of space an object takes up.
Term
 Meniscus
Definition
 To determine the volume of water, you should read the milliliter marking at the bottom.
Term
 Density
Definition
 To measure how much volume contained in a given volume.
Term
 Estimate
Definition
 Is an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.
Term
 Accuracy
Definition
 Refers to how close a measurement is to the true or the accepted value.
Term
 Precision
Definition
 Refers to how close a group of measurements is to each other.
Term
 Significant Figures
Definition
 Refers to the digits in a measurement.
Term
 Percent error
Definition
 Calculations are used to determine how accurate, or close to the true value, an experimental value relly is.
Term
 Mean
Definition
 Calculated by adding up all of the numbers and then dividing by the total numbers of it's of items in the list.
Term
 Midian
Definition
 The middle number in a set of data, to find the middle number.
Term
 Mode
Definition
 Is the number that appears most often in a list of numbers.
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