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Measurements and their errors

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Measurements and their errors
  1. Use of SI units and their prefixes
    1. fundamental units
      1. use of mass,length,time,quantity of matter,temperature ,electric current and their associated SI units
        1. SI units derived
          1. knowledge/use of SI prefixes,values and standard form
          2. Limitation of Physical measurements
            1. random and systematic errors
              1. precision,repeatability,reproducibility,resolution and accuracy
                1. uncertainty
                2. Estimation of physical quantities
                  1. orders of magnitude
                    1. estimation of approx. values of physical quantities
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