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18jonea

  • one year ago

How does accuracy differ from precision? Relate both accuracy and precision to the following problem. Suppose a graduated cylinder was not correctly calibrated. How would this affect the results of a measurement? How would this affect the results of a calculation using the measurement?

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  1. cuanchi
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    http://www.sophia.org/tutorials/accuracy-and-precision--3

  3. 18jonea
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    ok how would i relate it to the problem then @Cuanchi

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    If the cylinder was not correctly calibrated (this means the marks in the cylinder are far from the real values or the distance between the marks are not proportional to the change in the volume) it will affect the precision, the accuracy, both or neither of them in your measurements? Do you think that your measurements will be trustable or untrustworthy?

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    not trustable.

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