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Course: PHY01 - Physics - Introduction to Physics (PHY01)
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percent uncertainty

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the ratio of the uncertainty of a measurement to the measured value, expressed as a percentage

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physical quantity

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a characteristic or property of an object that can be measured or calculated from other measurements

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physics

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the science concerned with describing the interactions of energy, matter, space, and time; it is especially interested in what fundamental mechanisms underlie every phenomenon

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precision

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:34 AM)
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the degree to which repeated measurements agree with each other