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dimensional analysis
a method of treating units as algebraic quantities, which can be cancelled; can be used to check that an answer will be in the correct units
Measurement
a comparison between an unknown quantity and a standard
Precision
a characteristic of a measured value describing the degree of exactness of a measurement
Accuracy
A characteristic of a measured value that describes how well the results of a measurement agree with the real value, which is the accepted value, as measured by competent experiment.
linear relationship
A relationship in which the dependent variable varies linearly with the independent variable
Quadratic relationship
a parabolic relationship that results when one variable depends on the square of another variable
inverse relationship
a hyperbolic relationship that exists when one variable depends on the inverse of the other variable
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