# Int. Eng. Des. Unit 3 Vocab

 dot plot See line plot frequency The rate at which something occurs over a particular period or in a given sample graph A diagram showing the relation between variable quantities histogram A graph of vertical bars representing the frequency distribution of a set of data International Organization for Standardization (ISO) A non-governmental global organization whose principal activity is the development of technical standards through consensus International System of Units (SI) An international system of units of measurement consisting of seven base units line plot A method of center in a set of numerical data, computed by adding the values in a list and then dividing by the number of values in the list measure to determine the size, amount, or degree of an object by comparison with a standard unit median A measure of center in a set of numerical data. The medianÂ of a list of values is the value appearing at the center of a sorted version of the list - or the mean of the two central valuesÂ if the list contains an even number of values mode The value that occurs most frequently in a given data set normal distribution A function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph numeric constraint A number value or algebraic equation that is used to control the size or location of a geometric figure precision The degree to which repeated measurements show the same result scale 1. A straight-edged strip of rigid material marked at regular inervals and used to measure distances.2. A proportion between two sets of dimensions used in developing accurate, larger or smaller prototypes, or models of design ideas. scatter plot A graph in the coordinate plane representing a set of bivariate data significant digits The digist in a decimal number that carry meaning contributing to the precision or accuracy of the quantity standard deviation The distance of a value in a population (or sample) from the mean value of the opulation (or sample) statistics Collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data unit A standard quantity in terms of which other quantities may be expressed US Customary Measurement System System of measurement used in the United States variation A change or slight difference in condition, amount, or level Authorhdong135 ID181194 Card SetInt. Eng. Des. Unit 3 Vocab DescriptionThe approximate second half of Int. Eng. Des. Unit 3 vocab Updated2012-11-01T23:00:24Z Show Answers