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# intro to physics ch1

a description of how close a measurement is to the correct or accepted value of the quantity measured. accuracy
is what you measure in the experiment and what is affected during the experiment. dependent variable
is the variable you have control over, what you can choose and manipulate. independent variable
inverse proportion hyperbola
the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived. origin
the amount or number of a material or immaterial thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement. quantity
surface of which one end or side is at a higher level than another; a rising or falling surface. slope
an arithmetical multiplier for converting a quantity expressed in one set of units into an equivalent expressed in another. conversion factor
the relation between quantities whose ratio is constant. direct proportion
power curve parabola
a method of procedure that has characterized natural science scientific method
an individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole. unit
the degree of compactness of a substance. density
a statement that the values of two mathematical expressions are equal equation
a relation between two quantities such that one increases in proportion as the other decreases. inverse proportion
the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate precision
is a way of writing numbers that accommodates values too large or small to be conveniently written in standard decimal notation. scientific notation
a vertical line on the graph. y-intercept
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