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# IED Vocab 1

Question | Answer |
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Frequency | The rate at which something occurs over a particular period or in a given sample |

Caliper | A measuring instrument having two adjustable jaws typically used to measure diameter or thickness |

Graph | A diagram showing the relation between variable quantities, typically of two variables measured along a pair of lines at right angles |

Scatter Plot | Agraph in the coordinate plane representing a set of bivariate data |

Normal Distribution | A function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetric bell-shaped graph |

Variation | A change or slight difference in condition, amount, or level |

Mean | A measure 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 |

Median | The value appearing at the center of a sorted version of the list- or the mean of the two central values if the list contains an even number of values |

Mode | The value that occurs most frequently in a given data set |

Histogram | A graph of vertical bars representing the frequency distribution of a set of data |

Data | Facts and Statistics used for reference or analysis |

Accuracy | The degree of closeness of measurements of a quantity to the actual (or accepted) value |

Unit | A standard quantity in terms of which other quantities may be expressed |

Scale | A proportion between two sets of dimensions used in developing accurate, larger or smaller prototypes, or models of design ideas |

Arrowheads | Used to indicate the end of a dimension line or leader |

Dot Plots | Also known as a line plot |

Dimension | A measurable extent, such as the width, height, and depth |

Line Plot | A method of visually displaying a distribution of data values where each data value is shown as a dot or mark above a number line |

Precision | The degree to which repeated measurements show the same result |

Standard Deviation | The Distance of a value in a population(or sample) from the mean value of the population(or sample) |

Statistics | Collection of methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, organizing, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, interpreting, and drawing conclusions based on data |

Measure | To determine the size, amount, or degree of an object by comparison with a standard unit |

Convert | To change money, stocks, or units in which a quantity is expressed into others of a different kind. |

Data Set | A group of individual values or bits of information that are related in some way or have some common characteristics or attribute |

Class Interval | A group of values that is used to analyze the distribution of data |

Significant Digits | The digits in a decimal number that carry meaning contributing to the precision or accuracy of the quantity |

Numeric Constraint | A number value or algebraic equation that is used to control the size or location of a geometric figure |

Dimension Lines | A line which represents distance |

ISO(International Organization of Standardization) | A non-governmental global organization whose principal activity is the development of technical standards through consensus |

International System of Units | An international system of units of measurement consisting of seven base units |

US Customary Measurement System | System of measurement used in the United States |

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