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klimenkov
 3 years ago
What is the difference between accuracy and precision?
klimenkov
 3 years ago
What is the difference between accuracy and precision?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1363362512927:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have two figures X and Y. these figures are considered as field targets to a shooter. For target X the three shots are close to the center but they are inconsistent among each other. these shots are said to be accurate

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now for figure Y the shots are close among each other but away from the center thus it is said that these shots are precise but not accurate.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we conclude that if we have a set of readings and those readings are far away from the actual value but close to each other then the readings are said to be precise. but if the readings are far away from each other but close to the actual value then these readings are said to more accurate and less precise.

klimenkov
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do the words "accuracy" and "precision" mean the same in English?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no these are completely different terms

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0accuracy means how close you are to the actual value and precision means how close are set of values to each other.

klimenkov
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When I open the vocabulary and translate "accuracy" I is translated as "точность" in Russian, and when i find the word "precision" it is translated as "точность" too. But now I think I understand it. How can I apply this to the consecutive approximations for \(\sqrt 2\) for example? 1) 1 2) 1.5 3) 1.4 4) 1.41 ... What can you say about precision and accuracy in this case?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The more decimal places the more precise it is. And the more it is closer to the true value the more accurate it is.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sqrt (2) = 1.4142.... you have these choices 1) 1 2) 1.5 3) 1.4 4) 1.41 the choice (4) is more close to the actual value and has more decimal places thus this choice is more accurate and more precise as well.

klimenkov
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, if I have the sequence \(a_n\) for approximations for \(\sqrt2\), then \(a_{n+1}a_n\) is precision and \(\sqrt2a_n\) is accuracy. Am I right?

klimenkov
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you. In Russian there is no analogy for this situation. In any of these cases it is called "точность".

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are welcome. by the way are you Russian???

klimenkov
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Actually, I live in Ukraine. But the biggest part of the population speaks Russian.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok. i will fan you. nice to talk to you.

Dean.Shyy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Accuracy is closeness to target, while precision is aggregated accuracy involving a target or not.
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