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Ch 22: Intro to Scientific Measurement

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Use this self-paced chapter to discover or improve your existing knowledge of scientific measurement. Enjoy access to engaging lessons, mini quizzes and other learning and study tools you can utilize anytime to enhance your test preparations, complete a project or boost your grades.

Intro to Scientific Measurement - Chapter Summary

Gain greater insight into the basics of scientific measurement using this comprehensive introduction. Whether you know a little or a lot about the metric system, unit conversion or scientific notation, this chapter's fun lessons can deepen your knowledge. Study the lessons at your own pace, and feel free to visit as often as you'd like. If you develop questions during your studies, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts via the Dashboard. When ready, check your knowledge of scientific measurement concepts by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. In no time, you will be able to do the following:

  • Explain why accuracy and precision are important in science
  • Define and describe the rules of scientific notation
  • Describe metric units and explain how they are converted
  • List and discuss various metric system prefixes and abbreviations
  • Outline techniques for converting units in the metric system
  • Exhibit knowledge of unit conversion and dimensional analysis
  • Solve sample problems for scientific measurement and dimensional analysis

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