# chapter 3

 .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } the zero point on the Kelvin temp scale, equivalent to -273.15 C absolute zero quantity used by general agreement of the scientific community acepted value closeness of a measurement to the true value of what is being measured accuracy quantity of heat needed to raise the temp of 1 C of pure water calorie temp scale on which the freezing point of water is 0C and boiling is 100C Celcius scale ratio of equivalent measurements used to convert a quantity from one unit to another conversion factor ratio of the mass of an object to its volume density tech of a problem solving that uses the units that are part of a measurement to help solve the problem dimensional analysis capacity for doing work or producing heat energy diff between the sccepted value and the experimental value error quantitive value is used to test the hypothesis experimental value metric mass unit equal to the mass of lcm3 of water @ 4 C gram revised version of the metric system adopted by international agreement in 1960 iternational system of units the SI unit of energy joule temp scale in which the freezing point of water is 273K and boiling point is 373K Kelvin scale mass of 1L of water @ 4C kilogram volume of a cube measuring 10 cm on each edge (1000 cm3) liter quantity desciption that includes both a # and unit measurement base unit of length in SI meter percent that a measured value percent error describes the closeness or reproductively of a set of measurements taken under the same conditions precision expression of #s in the form mx10n where m is equal to or greater than 1 and less than 10 and n is an integer scientific notation all the digits that can be known precisely in a measurement, plus a last estimated digit significant figures measure of the average kinetic energy of particles in matter temperate force that measures the pull of gravity on a given mass weight .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } AuthorAnonymous ID38846 Card Setchapter 3 Descriptionchapter 3 chem Updated2010-10-01T01:56:24Z Show Answers