Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 30

Answer

Precision is how close a series of measurements are relative to one another, or their overall consistency. Accuracy is how close a measurement is to the actual value being measured.

Work Step by Step

Precision: Ex - On a dartboard, if all the darts hit at the same place (not necessarily at the bullseye). Accuracy: Ex - On a dartboard, if all the darts hit on or very near the bullseye.
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