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Four people weigh a standard mass of 10.00 g on the same balance. The first person obtains a reading of 12.00 g, the second person reads 9.14 g, the third person reads 10.33 g, and the fourth person reads 12.55 g. These readings suggest the balance is Precise Accurate Neither accurate nor precise Accurate and precise

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  1. Australopithecus
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    imagine a dart board |dw:1346773851919:dw| When you throw multiple darts in the same spot or very close to the same spot every time anywhere on the board your shot is considered precise When you throw a dart and hit the middle of the board you are considered accurate. So accuracy is concerned with hitting the right value, whereas precision is concerned with hitting the same value over and over.

  2. anonymous
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    Ok, thanks! I just found that in the back of my textbook, just as you posted! Thanks anyway, though!

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