Ch 25: Units & Measurement in Physics

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Units & Measurement in Physics - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with informative resources that make the process of understanding units and measurement in physics simple. Review short video and text lessons to study concepts that include uncertainty in science, unit conversion and dimensional analysis. Once you've completed this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Define SI units, and describe base and derived units
  • Describe the characteristics of scientific measurements
  • Explain the importance of accuracy and precision in science and how to limit uncertainty when making measurements
  • Discuss the basics of dimensional analysis and unit conversion

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