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A Study on the Difference of a Taken Measurement from the True Value
IntroductionUncertainty is how far a taken measurement could differ from the true value. For instance, uncertainty can be seen in a task even as simple as measuring the mass of a small sphere. If calipers are used, the marks on the calipers may not be perfectly spaced or misaligned. Human error contributes to uncertainty...
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The Metric System Should Always Be Implemented in America as the Standard Unit of Measurement
For many years, the United States customary system has served as the nation’s primary reference of measurement. However, a major debate over whether to stray from tradition in order to adopt the easier “international” metric system has sparked a heated conflict between many Americans. The metric system should definitely be...
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