# Shared Flashcard Set

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Connor Chin
Connor Chin Chapter 2
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Science
10/01/2018

Term
 Metric System
Definition
 A system of measurement based on the number 10
Term
 S1
Definition
 S1 is a version of the metric system called the International System of Units. Abbreviated as S1
Term
 Mass
Definition
 Mass is a measure of the amount of matter that an object contains
Term
 Weight
Definition
 Is a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object
Term
 Volume
Definition
 The amount of space an object takes up
Term
 Meniscus
Definition
 Bottom of curved water in a Graduated Cylinder
Term
 Density
Definition
 A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume
Term
 Estimate
Definition
 Is an approximation of a number of a number based on reasonable assumptions
Term
 Accuracy
Definition
 Refers to how close a measurement is to a true accepted value
Term
 Precision
Definition
 How close a group of measurements are to each other
Term
 Significant Figures
Definition
 Refer to digits in measurement
Term
 Percent Error
Definition
 to determine how accurate or close a percent is to the true value
Term
 Mean
Definition
 Calculated by adding all of the numbers together and dividing by the amount of numbers
Term
 Median
Definition
 The middle number to a set of data.
Term
 Mode
Definition
 Number that occurs the most in a list of numbers
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