Chemistry: Atoms First (2nd Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1305079248
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-924-3

Chapter Review - Questions - Page 27a: 3


The measurements are precise but not accurate (small random errors, large systematic error)

Work Step by Step

The measurements are close to each other (0.04%), but far off from the real value (0.8%). The measuring instrument probably needs to be calibrated to avoid the systematic error. On the other hand, it is relatively precise.
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