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  1. deals with subjects studied by physicists from the time of Galileo
  2. cannot be eliminated and can include a host of unpredictable and uncontrollable factors in the shifting background of measurement
  3. the truth about God that can be found through the Bible
  4. the amount of inaccuracy in a measurement
  5. the arithmetic combination of fundamental units, such as the cubic meter or cubic foot
  6. an equation with variables standing for quantities
  7. the precision of a measuring instrument
  8. 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
  9. all measurements of the same mass should differ no more than 0.000 001 g above or below the average
  10. a measurement that may be defined as the closeness to the actual value
  11. thinking deeply relying solely on whatever facts or insights you can discover within your own mind
  12. some cause that affects every measurement in the same way
  13. an unalterable fact that, by general agreement, sets the unit value of a fundamental physical quantity
  14. the truth about God that can be found through the study of nature
  15. the result of direct measurement or physical characteristics
  16. length and volume
  17. when one fraction is equal to another fraction
  18. used in scientific work but not as much
  19. a quantity measured in terms of a fundamental unit
  20. new branches that have been developed to take physics in new directions: quantum mechanics, relativity, solid-state physics, and particle physics
  21. a quantity measured in terms of a derived unit
  22. the careful watching and recording of events in nature for the purpose of enlarging what you already know
  23. series of measurements may be defined as their closeness to each other
  24. the SI unit of mass
  25. the system most commonly used in the US for everyday measurements
  26. result of simple counting
  27. the most common system of units used by scientists
  28. defined as 9,192,631,770 vibrations of the cesium- 133 atom
  29. concerned with matter and energy
  30. the first international standar of unit of length, indicated by a metal bar with inscribed marks
  31. digits that convey information about the actual time of what you are measureing