Chapter 1 - Chemical Foundations - Review Questions - Page 32: 5

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Results are not accurate as they are not close to the actual amount of calcium in the sample. Results are precise as they are close to each other. To establish this let us calculate the average of results- Average = $\frac{14.92 + 14.91 + 14.88 + 14.91}{4}$ Average = $\frac{59.62}{4} \approx 14.91$ Thus results are close their average value, hence they are precise.

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