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  1. standard
  2. dimensional analysis
  3. kilogram
  4. fundamental quantity
  5. observation
  6. accuracy
  7. mean value
  8. physical quantities
  9. derived quantity
  10. physics
  11. error of measurement
  12. random error
  13. Modern physics
  14. exact number
  15. significant digits
  16. derived unit
  17. metric system (SI) (MKS system)
  18. proportion
  19. precision
  20. cgs system
  21. literal equation
  22. tolerance
  23. special revelation
  24. meter
  25. second
  26. classical physics
  27. U.S. customary system (FPS system)
  28. systematic error
  29. fundamental unit
  30. general revelation
  31. cogitation
  1. a a quantity measured in terms of a derived unit
  2. b some cause that affects every measurement in the same way
  3. c the technique that uses conversion factors that are equal to or approximately equal to 1 as a series of multiplied fractions to cancel out unwanted units and leave the desired units
  4. d the most common system of units used by scientists
  5. e the precision of a measuring instrument
  6. f the truth about God that can be found through the study of nature
  7. g defined as 9,192,631,770 vibrations of the cesium- 133 atom
  8. h the amount of inaccuracy in a measurement
  9. i the result of direct measurement or physical characteristics
  10. j new branches that have been developed to take physics in new directions: quantum mechanics, relativity, solid-state physics, and particle physics
  11. k concerned with matter and energy
  12. l a measurement that may be defined as the closeness to the actual value
  13. m series of measurements may be defined as their closeness to each other
  14. n cannot be eliminated and can include a host of unpredictable and uncontrollable factors in the shifting background of measurement
  15. o deals with subjects studied by physicists from the time of Galileo
  16. p all measurements of the same mass should differ no more than 0.000 001 g above or below the average
  17. q a quantity measured in terms of a fundamental unit
  18. r the SI unit of mass
  19. s an unalterable fact that, by general agreement, sets the unit value of a fundamental physical quantity
  20. t the arithmetic combination of fundamental units, such as the cubic meter or cubic foot
  21. u the system most commonly used in the US for everyday measurements
  22. v used in scientific work but not as much
  23. w result of simple counting
  24. x the truth about God that can be found through the Bible
  25. y digits that convey information about the actual time of what you are measureing
  26. z thinking deeply relying solely on whatever facts or insights you can discover within your own mind
  27. aa length and volume
  28. ab when one fraction is equal to another fraction
  29. ac the careful watching and recording of events in nature for the purpose of enlarging what you already know
  30. ad an equation with variables standing for quantities
  31. ae the first international standar of unit of length, indicated by a metal bar with inscribed marks