# Study sets matching "term:mathematics = the true language of science"

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metric system

SI

length

mass

a system of measurement based on the number 10

a version of the metric system used by scientists all over the…

the distance from one point to another

a measure of the amount of matter an object contains

metric system

a system of measurement based on the number 10

SI

a version of the metric system used by scientists all over the…

metric system

mass

weight

meter

meaurement system based on the number 10; modern scientist use…

measure of the amount of matter in an object

measure of the force of gravity acting on an object

basic unit for measuring length in the metric system

metric system

meaurement system based on the number 10; modern scientist use…

mass

measure of the amount of matter in an object

metric system

International System of Units (SI)

mass

weight

A system of measurement based on the number 10.

A system of units used by scientists to measure the properties…

A measure of how much matter is in an object.

A measure of the force of gravity acting on an object.

metric system

A system of measurement based on the number 10.

International System of Units (SI)

A system of units used by scientists to measure the properties…

estimate

accuracy

precision

significant figures

An _____ is an approximation of a number based on reasonable a…

_____ refers to how close a measurement is to the true or acce…

_____ refers to how close a group of measurements are to each…

The _____ in a measurement include all of the digits that have…

estimate

An _____ is an approximation of a number based on reasonable a…

accuracy

_____ refers to how close a measurement is to the true or acce…

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

How close a group of measurements are to each other

All the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

How close a group of measurement are to each other.

All digits that are measured exactly, plus one estimated digit.

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

Accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

estimate

accuracy

precision

significant figures

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

how close a group of measurements are to each other

all the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

estimate

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

accuracy

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

estimate

accuracy

precision

significant figures

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted v…

refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other

all digits measured exactly, plus one estimated digit

estimate

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

accuracy

refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted v…

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

How close a group of measurements are to each other

All the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant Figures

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value.

refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other.

refer to the digits in a measurement.

Estimate

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

Accuracy

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value.

estimate

accuracy

precision

significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value.

How close a group of measurements are to each other.

All the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions.

accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value.

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

How close a group of measurements are to each other

All the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Percent Error

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted v…

Refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other

A way to determine how accurate an experimental value is

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Accuracy

Refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted v…

Metric System

SI

Meter (M)

Mass

a measurement system based on the number 10

International System of Units -- system that allows scientists…

In SI, the basic unit for measuring length

A measure of the amount of matter in an object

Metric System

a measurement system based on the number 10

SI

International System of Units -- system that allows scientists…

accuracy

precision

derived unit

mass

the degree to which a measurement approaches a standard or tru…

the degree of exactness of a measurement; described by the num…

units calculated by multiplication or division from measuremen…

the quantity of matter that a body possesses as evidenced by i…

accuracy

the degree to which a measurement approaches a standard or tru…

precision

the degree of exactness of a measurement; described by the num…

estimate

accuracy

precision

significant figures

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

how close a group of measurements are to each other

all the digits in a measurement that have been measured exactl…

estimate

an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

accuracy

how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

Estimation

Precision

Accuracy

Significant Figures

Is an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumption.

Describes how close a group of measurements are to each other

Refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted v…

Significant figures in a measurement include all of the digits…

Estimation

Is an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumption.

Precision

Describes how close a group of measurements are to each other

anomalous data

percent error

graph

linear graph

data that do not fit with the rest of a data set

a calculation used to determine how accurate, or close to the…

a picture of information from a data table; shows the relation…

a line graph in which the data points yield a straight line

anomalous data

data that do not fit with the rest of a data set

percent error

a calculation used to determine how accurate, or close to the…

Solving a problem

Modelling cycle

Types of numbers

Epsilon

Sinplify the problem, make a conjecture. Algebraically represe…

Another approach is modelling, make certain assumptions to sta…

•Counting numbers (ℤ⁺): 1, 2, 3...... •Natural numbers (ℕ): 0, 1,…

Greek symbol ∈ means 'belongs to the set of'. So p is a positi…

Solving a problem

Sinplify the problem, make a conjecture. Algebraically represe…

Modelling cycle

Another approach is modelling, make certain assumptions to sta…

metric system

International System of Units (SI)

mass

weight

a system of measurement based on the number 10

a system of units used by scientists to measure the properties…

a measure of how much matter is in an object

a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object

metric system

a system of measurement based on the number 10

International System of Units (SI)

a system of units used by scientists to measure the properties…

Estimate

Accuracy

Precision

Significant figures

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

How close a group of measurements are to each other

Measurement includes all digits measured exactly, plus one est…

Estimate

An approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions

Accuracy

How close a measurement is to the true or accepted value

Metric System

Meter

estimate

percent error

a system of measurement based on the number 10

basic unit of length in the metric system

when exact numbers cannot be obtained an approximation is dete…

used to determine how close to the true value an experimental…

Metric System

a system of measurement based on the number 10

Meter

basic unit of length in the metric system