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Section one

Physics The fundamental science of the natural world.
Kinematics A branch of mechanics dealing with the mathematical methods of describing motion.
Motion A continuous change of position.
Accuracy The degree to which a measurement approaches a standard or true value.
Derived Unit Units calculated by multiplication or division from measurements in base units.
Dimensional Analysis A mathematical problem-solving method that utilizes conversion factors.
Field A region in space that yields a value for a measurable quantity at every point.
Mass The quantity of matter that a body possesses as evidenced by its inertia.
Model A mental or physical construct that describes a physical phenomenon.
Precision The degree of exactness of a measurement; described by the number of significant digits used to express the value.
Scientific Notation Number expressed as powers of ten.
SI System An international standardized system of units used to communicate scientific results.
Time That which allows us to place events in the order in which they occur.
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