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3.6: Unit 3 Review

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    17726
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    Key Takeaways

    Measurement error
    Random error
    Systematic error
    Precision
    Accuracy
    Uncertainty
    Significant figures

    Learner Objectives

    1. Compare and contrast precision, accuracy, systematic errors, and random errors. [4]
    2. Identify sources of random and systematic errors.[4]
    3. Explain how systematic and random errors affect precision, accuracy and uncertainty.[4]
    4. Calculate and report uncertainties in measurements. [4]

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