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IED Vocab 1

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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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