Accuracy and Precision

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- Q1How would you describe student A's Data?both accurate and preciseneither precise or accurateprecise but not accurateaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q2______________ refers to how close the measurement is to the true or accepted valueaccuracy30sEditDelete
- Q3______________________ refers to how close a group of measurements are to each otherprecision30sEditDelete
- Q4Accuracy isthe closeness of a measurement to the true value.the closeness of measurements to each other30sEditDelete
- Q5Precision is...how close a set of measurements are to each otherthe closeness of a measurement to the true value30sEditDelete
- Q6Measurements will be close together and close to the accepted value.neither accurate or preciseprecise but not accurateaccurate but not preciseaccurate & precise30sEditDelete
- Q7Measurements will be close together, not close to the accepted value.accurate but not preciseneither accurate or preciseboth accurate and preciseprecise but not accurate30sEditDelete
- Q8Measurements will be random.precise but not accurateboth accurate and preciseneither accurate or preciseaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q9If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 32, 33, 32, 31 (Accepted value = 45)accurate but not preciseboth accurate and preciseneither accurate or preciseprecise but not accurate30sEditDelete
- Q10How would you describe student B's Data?accurate but not preciseprecise but not accurateneither precise or accurateboth accurate and precise30sEditDelete
- Q11How would you describe student C's Data?accurate but not preciseaccurate and preciseprecise but not accurateneither accurate or precise30sEditDelete
- Q12If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 7, 6, 6, 5 (Accepted Value = 6)both accurate and preciseprecise but not accurateneither accurate or preciseaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q13If given the data set below determine if it is accurate/precise/both/neither: 119, 32, 21, 57 (Accepted value = 25)neither precise or accurateaccurate but not preciseprecise but not accurateboth accurate and precise30sEditDelete
- Q14Romy's measurements: 6.02 m, 6. 04 m, 6.03 m Actual Value: 6.02 m How would you define her measurements?accurate but not preciseprecise but not accurateneither accurate or preciseboth accurate and precise30sEditDelete
- Q15A carpentry teacher measured a board at 15.2cm. Three students measured the same board. What would these student mesaurements be considered?both precise and accurateneither accurate or preciseprecise but not accurateaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q16Three different people weigh a standard mass of 2.00 g on the same balance. Each person obtains a reading of 7.32 g for the mass of the standard. These results imply that the balance that was used is ____.both accurate and preciseneither accurate or preciseprecise but not accurateaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q17If a scale is not tarred (zeroed) before begining the lab, what is likely the results of the measurements?neither accurate or preciseboth accurate and preciseprecise but not accurateaccurate but not precise30sEditDelete
- Q18The piece of metal is 7.10 cm long. If a group of students recorded four different measurements of 7.00 cm, 7.00 cm, 7.10 cm, and 7.05 cm - how would you describe their measurements?precise but not accurateneither accurate or preciseaccurate but not preciseboth accurate and precise30sEditDelete
- Q19Based on the data table below, which student is the most precise AND accurate in determining the melting point of sucrose?Student AStudent CCannot be determinedStudent B30sEditDelete