Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Scientific Measurement - 3.1 Using and Expressing Measurements - 3.1 Lesson Check: 13

Answer

To evaluate the accuracy of a measurement, the measured value must be compared to the correct value. To evaluate the precision of a measurement, you must compare the values of two or more repeated measurements.

Work Step by Step

To evaluate the accuracy of a measurement, the measured value must be compared to the correct value. To evaluate the precision of a measurement, you must compare the values of two or more repeated measurements.
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