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the diference between an experimental value and the accepted value of a measured quantity 


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the most probable value for a measured quantity, which is usually published in reference books 


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describes a measurement that is the same or very close to the accepted value 


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the relationship that exists between two quantities when an increase in one causes no change in the other 


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thw quantity that changes in an experiment as a result of changes made by the experimenter 


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a combination of two or more fundamental units used to simplify notation 


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direct squared proportion 

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the relationship that exists between two quantities in which an increase in one quantity causes an increase in the other or a decrease in one quantity causes a decrease in the other 


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measurement made duiring laboratory work which may stand alone or be incorporated into one or more formulas to yield a value for a physical quantity 


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the estension of a graphed line beyond the region in which data was taken 


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a push or pull on mas; a vector quantity 


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one of a set of units in wchi all quantities measured by physicists can be expressed 


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the quantity that the experimenter changes in an experiment 


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indirect squared proportion 

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the relationship that exists between two quantities in which an increase in one causes a squared decrease in the other 


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applies to the relationship between two quantities in which an increase in one quantity causes a decrease in the other or a decrease in one quantity causes an increase in the other 


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a straight or curved line on a graph which approximates the relationship among a set of data points 


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the amount of matter contained in an object 


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the average of X a set of N measurements, where X_{i} is the individual measurement and F_{i} is the frecuency of measurement
X= _{m}
Σ X_{i}F_{i}
_{i=1}
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Σ F_{i}



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a measure of the reliability of an experimental result calculated by dividing the absolute error by the accepted value and multiplying the quotient by 100 


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describes several measurements taken of the same event that are nearly identical 


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the horizontal distance traveled by a projectile 


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a quantity that has magnitude only, with no direction specified 


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a way of expressing quantities which consists of a number equal to or greater than one and less than ten followed by a multiplication sign and the base ten raised to some integral power 


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(Système International) provides standardized units for scientifict notations 


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the digits in a measured quantity that are known with certainty plus the one digit whos value has been estimated 


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the inclination of a graphed line, determined as the ratio Δy/Δx for any two points on the line 


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the square root of the variance of the set of data 


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a standard quantity with which other similar quantities can be compared 


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the sum of the squares of the difference of the measurements in a set of data from the mean of the set, divided by the number of measurments 


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a quantity that has both magnitude and direction, often shown graphically as an arrow with definite length and direction 

