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errors
sometimes called uncertainties
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measurement error
the difference between a measurement value and the true value
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hunan errors
often present in the collection of data , may be systematic or random. For example the effect of human reaction time when recording shot time intervals with a stopwatch .
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systematic errors
cause readings to be spread about some value other than the true value due to the results diferring from the true value by consistnt amount each time a measurement is made
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zero error
any indication
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the difference between a measurement value and the true value

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measurement error

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often present in the collection of data , may be systematic or random. For example the effect of human reaction time when recording shot time intervals with a stopwatch .

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Card 4

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cause readings to be spread about some value other than the true value due to the results diferring from the true value by consistnt amount each time a measurement is made

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any indication

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