Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Meas. Vocab

Chapter 3 Vocabulary Practice

Accuracy the closeness of a measurement to the true value of what is being measured.
Density the ratio of mass of an object to its volume.
Error the difference between the accepted value and the experimental value.
International System of Units (SI) the revised version of the metric system accepted worldwide.
Mass a measure of the amount of matter that an object contains.
Measurement a quantitative description that includes both a number and a unit.
Precision describes the closeness of a set of measurements taken under the same conditions.
Scientific Notation an expression of numbers in the form m x 10n.
Significant Figures all the digits that can be known precisely in a measurement, plus a last estimated digit.
Temperature a measure of the average kinetic energy of particles in matter.
Volume a measure of the space occupied by a sample of matter.
Created by: annericson