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unit the degree of exactness of a measurement a description of how close a measurement is to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured the description of how much of a physical quantity is represented by a certain numerical measurement the description of what kind of physical quantity is represented by a certain measurement is called ________ significant figures motion and its causes, interactions between objets a numeric measure of confidence in a measurement or result is known as ________ measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ a common convention used in science to indicate precision is known as ________ _________ final answer has the same number of significant figures as the measurement have the smallest number of significant figures significant figures rule for addition and subtraction SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes specific types of repetitive motions significant figures rule for multiplication and division method error during
an experiment if some measurements are taken using one method, and some
are taken using another method ______ _______ will result in
an experiment to test a hypothesis, you must change _____ _______ at a
time to determine what influences the phenomenon you are observing an experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a comparison of a control group with an experimental group in scientific notation, the measurement is recorded to a power of 10, and all of the figures given are _________ precision base unit of mass three basic dimensions 7 major areas of physics the degree of exactness of a measurement models SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes poor _______ involves errors that can often be corrected physicists often use _______ to explain the most fundamental features of various phenomena physicists
use the tools of mathematics to describe measures or pre directed
relationships between _______ ________ in a situation units zeros in front of nonzeros are ________ measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ how many SI base units are there? zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ 7 base unit of length how many SI base units are there? base unit of time base unit of mass significant figures those digits in a measurement that are known with certainty plus the first digit that is uncertain significant figures are the ones that we know for ______, as well as the first digit that is ________ during
an experiment if some measurements are taken using one method, and some
are taken using another method ______ _______ will result in scientific notation, the measurement is recorded to a power of 10, and all of the figures given are _________ kilogram base unit of mass light base unit of time base unit of length not significant (ex. 0.892 has 3 significant figures) how many SI base units are there? zeros in front of nonzeros are ________ specific types of repetitive motions zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ controlled experiment an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations and that can be tested in
an experiment to test a hypothesis, you must change _____ _______ at a
time to determine what influences the phenomenon you are observing significant figures rule for addition and subtraction an experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a comparison of a control group with an experimental group length, mass, time three basic dimensions base unit of length base unit of mass heat and temperature round the final answer to the first column from the left containing an estimated digit how many SI base units are there? significant figures rule for multiplication and division significant figures rule for addition and subtraction specific types of repetitive motions uncertainty the degree of exactness of a measurement measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ a numeric measure of confidence in a measurement or result is known as ________ zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ electromagnetism base unit of time three basic dimensions electricity, magnetism, and light specific types of repetitive motions thermodynamics base unit of time base unit of mass base unit of length heat and temperature mechanics heat and temperature motion and its causes, interactions between objets SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes how many SI base units are there? mathematical particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds zeros in front of nonzeros are ________ many of the models currently used in physics are ________ models zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ dimension the degree of exactness of a measurement the description of how much of a physical quantity is represented by a certain numerical measurement a description of how close a measurement is to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured the description of what kind of physical quantity is represented by a certain measurement is called ________ mechanics, thermodynamics, vibrations and wave phenomena, optics, electromagnetism, relativity, quantum mechanics 7 major areas of physics base unit of length base unit of time base unit of mass letters many of the models currently used in physics are ________ models in
an experiment to test a hypothesis, you must change _____ _______ at a
time to determine what influences the phenomenon you are observing a common convention used in science to indicate precision is known as ________ _________ to make expressions as simple as possible, physicists often use ______ to describe specific quantities in an equation certain -- uncertain those digits in a measurement that are known with certainty plus the first digit that is uncertain significant figures rule for multiplication and division significant figures are the ones that we know for ______, as well as the first digit that is ________ significant figures rule for addition and subtraction vibrations and wave phenomena electricity, magnetism, and light specific types of repetitive motions 7 major areas of physics base unit of time standardizing method error can be greatly reduced by _________ the method of taking measurements the degree of exactness of a measurement SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes motion and its causes, interactions between objets order-of-magnitude a
lack of _______ is typically due to limitations of the measuring
instrument and is not the result of human error or lack of calibration SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes ______ _____ ______ estimates can also be used to estimate numbers in situations in which little information is given poor _______ involves errors that can often be corrected accuracy poor _______ involves errors that can often be corrected the degree of exactness of a measurement SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes how many SI base units are there? one variable in
an experiment to test a hypothesis, you must change _____ _______ at a
time to determine what influences the phenomenon you are observing an experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a comparison of a control group with an experimental group zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ during
an experiment if some measurements are taken using one method, and some
are taken using another method ______ _______ will result model a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or working of an object, system, or concept the degree of exactness of a measurement measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ significant figures rule for addition and subtraction accuracy the description of how much of a physical quantity is represented by a certain numerical measurement the description of what kind of physical quantity is represented by a certain measurement is called ________ in scientific notation, the measurement is recorded to a power of 10, and all of the figures given are _________ a description of how close a measurement is to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured physical quantities physicists often use _______ to explain the most fundamental features of various phenomena many of the models currently used in physics are ________ models physicists
use the tools of mathematics to describe measures or pre directed
relationships between _______ ________ in a situation the degree of exactness of a measurement hypothesis motion and its causes, interactions between objets physical quantities that can be described as a combination of length, mass, and time (the three basic dimensions) an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations and that can be tested an experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a comparison of a control group with an experimental group prefixes how many SI base units are there? base unit of time SI uses ________ to accommodate extremes base unit of mass significant a description of how close a measurement is to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured in scientific notation, the measurement is recorded to a power of 10, and all of the figures given are _________ during
an experiment if some measurements are taken using one method, and some
are taken using another method ______ _______ will result significant figures rule for addition and subtraction units (ex. time can be measured in seconds, hours, or years) measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ the degree of exactness of a measurement although each dimension is unique, a dimension can be measured using different ______ a numeric measure of confidence in a measurement or result is known as ________ precision a
lack of _______ is typically due to limitations of the measuring
instrument and is not the result of human error or lack of calibration although each dimension is unique, a dimension can be measured using different ______ poor _______ involves errors that can often be corrected ______ _____ ______ estimates can also be used to estimate numbers in situations in which little information is given quantum mechanics base unit of mass base unit of time 7 major areas of physics behavior of submicroscopic particles meter base unit of mass heat and temperature base unit of length base unit of time dimensions many of the models currently used in physics are ________ models measurements of physical quantities must be expressed in units that match the ________ of that quantity measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ the description of what kind of physical quantity is represented by a certain measurement is called ________ system motion and its causes, interactions between objets a set of particles or interacting components considered to be a distinct physical entity for the purpose of study the degree of exactness of a measurement particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds second base unit of length base unit of time heat and temperature base unit of mass optics base unit of length base unit of time base unit of mass light force, velocity, energy, volume, acceleration during
an experiment if some measurements are taken using one method, and some
are taken using another method ______ _______ will result physical quantities that can be described as a combination of length, mass, and time (the three basic dimensions) particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds in scientific notation, the measurement is recorded to a power of 10, and all of the figures given are _________ significant (ex. 50.3 has 3 significant figures) how many SI base units are there? zeros between other nonzero digits are ________ zeros in front of nonzeros are ________ the degree of exactness of a measurement relativity motion and its causes, interactions between objets particles moving at any speed, including very high speeds how many SI base units are there? behavior of submicroscopic particles significant (ex. 57.00 has 4 significant figures) zeros in front of nonzeros are ________ measurements used in calculations should have the same _____ zeros that are at the end of a number and also to the right of the decimal are _________ zeros between other nonzero digits are ________

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