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Measurement

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Mind map of AS Physics topic measurement and uncertainty
David Miller
Mind Map by David Miller, updated more than 1 year ago
David Miller
Created by David Miller over 6 years ago
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Measurement
  1. Precision
    1. Results are repeatable not necesserily close to true value
    2. Uncertainty
      1. Fractional
        1. Absolute
          1. Percentage
          2. Error
            1. Systematic
              1. Zero error
                1. equipment problems
                2. Random
                  1. parallax
                    1. experimental
                  2. Accuracy
                    1. Average of results are close to true value
                    2. Precision and accuracy is the goal
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