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ICP FINAL #1 - Basic Science

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Accurate and Precise
NOT accurate, NOT precise
Precise, NOT accurate
Accuracy
The closeness of a measure to the true value.
Precision
How reproducible a measure is; how consistently it can get the same result.
3 x 10²
300
3 x 10³
3000
3 x 10⁴
30000
5.72×10⁹
5,720,000,000
5.72×10⁸
572,000,000
5.72×10⁷
57,200,000
3 x 10¹
30
3 x 10⁰
3
3 x 10⁵
30000
2.4327 x 10⁴
24,327
2.4327 x 10⁵
243,270
2.4327 x 10⁶
2,432,700
7.8 x 10⁻³
0.0078
7.8 x 10⁻²
0.078
7.8 x 10⁻¹
0.78
Observation
Based upon something directly based upon one of the five senses. (i.e. Mr. O'Neill is standing in front of the room facing the class)
Inference
Something we can figure out based upon observations and our reasoning abilities. (i.e. Mr. O'Neill is the teacher)