Key Terms from Glossary


Introduction to Glossary
  • The glossary activity module allows participants to create and maintain a list of definitions.
  • The auto-linking feature will highlight any word in the course which is located in the glossary.
  • Student can post their comment on each Key-Term from glossary.
Completion Information
  • For successful completion of glossary activity, student must carefully browse it
Video Tutorial

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Question:

percent uncertainty

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:32 AM)
Answer:

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


Question:

physical quantity

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:33 AM)
Answer:

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


Question:

physics

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:33 AM)
Answer:

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


Question:

precision

(Last edited: Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:34 AM)
Answer:

the degree to which repeated measurements agree with each other