Flashcards in Topic 1.2: Measurement and Uncertainties Deck (5)
• 1.2.1: State the fundamental units in the SI system.
Distinguish between precision and accuracy
o Accuracy refers to the closeness of a measured value to a standard or known value.
o Precision refers to the closeness of two or more measurements to each other.
Determine the uncertainties in results
o In addition and subtraction
Add absolute uncertainties
Determine the uncertainties in results o For multiplication, division, and exponents
Add percentage uncertainties