# Shared Flashcard Set

DMargherio
DMargherio
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Science
10/01/2018

## Additional Science Flashcards

Term
 Metric System
Definition
 a system of measurement based on the number 10
Term
 SI
Definition
 international system of units
Term
 Mass
Definition
 a measure of the amount of matter and object contains
Term
 Weight
Definition
 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 graduated cylinder
Term
 Destiny
Definition
 a measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
Term
 Estimate
Definition
 an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions
Term
 Accuracy
Definition
 refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value
Term
 Presicion
Definition
 refers to how close a group of measurement are to each other
Term
 Significant Figures
Definition
 refers to the digits in a measurement
Term
 Percent Error
Definition
 determine how accurate, or close to the true value, an experimental value really is
Term
 Mean
Definition
 calculated by adding up all of the numbers and then dividing by the total number of items in the list
Term
 Median
Definition
 a set of data
Term
 Mode
Definition
 the number that appears most often in a list contains many numbers that are the same
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