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Chemistry Vocab chpt 3

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Absolute Zero
the Lowest point on the Kelvin Scale
Kelvin Temperature Scale
the SI scale for temperature
Celsius Temperature Scale
the non-SI scale for temperature
Weight
the force of gravity on an object
Mass
the quantity of matter and object contains
Significant Figures
known or estimated in a measurement
Precision
narrowness of range of measurements
Accuracy
closeness ot true value
Temperature
a measure of how hot or cold an object is
Energy
the capacity to do work or produce heat
joule (J)
the SI unit of energy
Conversion Factor
a ratio of equivalent measurements
Density
the ratio of the mass of an object to its volume