Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Exercises - Page 37: 1.50


Equipment error and human error are the factors that contribute to the uncertainty in the measured distance of 153 miles. In order for this number to be more precise, equipment error and human error must be considered, including the number of times the distance was measured.

Work Step by Step

Chapter 1 of the book covers these two factors, and explains more in-depth both equipment and human error contribution.
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