# Study sets matching "test measurment"

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mass

volume

density

grams

the amount of matter in an object. this is measured in the uni…

the amount of space something takes up. this is measured in cu…

measures how close together the pieces of matter in an object…

measured in mass

mass

the amount of matter in an object. this is measured in the uni…

volume

the amount of space something takes up. this is measured in cu…

Area

Composite Shape

Capacity

Perimeter

Area is the space occupied by a two-dimentional shape

A composite shape is made up of more than one simple shape

Capacity is the volume of fluid or gas a container or shape ca…

Perimeter is the distance around the outside of a two-dimentio…

Area

Area is the space occupied by a two-dimentional shape

Composite Shape

A composite shape is made up of more than one simple shape

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Accuracy

Customary System

Denominator

Caliper

The condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact;prec…

Also referred to as the English system of measuring. The measu…

Divisor;the number below the line in a fraction.

A measuring tool with two usually adjustable jaws used especia…

Accuracy

The condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact;prec…

Customary System

Also referred to as the English system of measuring. The measu…

Density

Graduated Cylinder

how many mm equal 1 cm

Length

The ratio of a material's mass to its volume... D=mass divided by…

Used to measure liquids

10

the distance between two points: SI unit of mass is gram

Density

The ratio of a material's mass to its volume... D=mass divided by…

Graduated Cylinder

Used to measure liquids

Scientific Notation

Length

Mass

Volume

scientific notation a way of expressing a value as the product…

the straight-line distance between two points. SI unit is mete…

the amount of matter in an object (p. 16); a measure of the in…

the amount of space taken up by an object

Scientific Notation

scientific notation a way of expressing a value as the product…

Length

the straight-line distance between two points. SI unit is mete…

Unit of measure

Tool

Standard Measurement

Accuracy

a known amount in a measurement

the instrument used to make a measurement

the exact quantity that people agree to use for comparison

the closeness of measurement to its actual value

Unit of measure

a known amount in a measurement

Tool

the instrument used to make a measurement

measurement

estimation

precision

accuracy

way to describe objects and events with numbers for example le…

method of making an educated guess at a measurement using the…

describes how closely measurement are to each other and how ca…

compares a measurement to the true value

measurement

way to describe objects and events with numbers for example le…

estimation

method of making an educated guess at a measurement using the…

Measurement

Prefix

Scientific Notation

Significant Figures

The process of determining the physical quantity.

A part of a word that is added to the front of a unit to chang…

A way of writing very large or small numbers

Are digits of a number that indicate the precision of a number.

Measurement

The process of determining the physical quantity.

Prefix

A part of a word that is added to the front of a unit to chang…

the rule governed and replicable assign…

3 steps in measurement

Define the Phenomenon to be measured (S…

Develop Assignment Rules (Step2)

Measurement

1. Define the phenomenon (what are you measuring? must be clea…

-objective (knowable)- someone else besides the person who dev…

-Response Dimension (frequency, duration, amplitude, quality)…

the rule governed and replicable assign…

Measurement

3 steps in measurement

1. Define the phenomenon (what are you measuring? must be clea…

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Define observation

define inference

Define mass

What instrument measures mass

A fact gathered using your 5 senses or instruments to gather i…

educated guess or prediction made from known facts... ex- it will…

the amount of matter in an object

triple beam balance

Define observation

A fact gathered using your 5 senses or instruments to gather i…

define inference

educated guess or prediction made from known facts... ex- it will…