Chapter
3 Objectives
 to
distinguish between quantitative and qualitative measurements
 to
convert measurements to scientific notation
 to
discintuish among the accuracy, precision, and error of a measurement
 to
identify the number of significant figures in a measurement
and in the result of a calculation
 to
list the SI (International System) units of measurement and
common SI prefixes
 to
distinguish between the mass and weight of an object
 to
convert between the Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales

Chapter
3 Outline Framework: Use Concept Summary Page 77 as an aid
 The
Importance of Measurement
 Qualitative
measurement
 Quantitative
measurement
 Scientific
Notation
 Uncertainty
in Measurement
 Accuracy
 Precision
 Error
 Significant
figures in measurements
 Significant
figures in calculations
 International
System of Unit
 Units
of length
 Units
of volume
 Units
of mass
 Density
 Determining
density
 Specific
gravity
 Temperature
 Measuring
temperature
 Temperature
scales
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Chapter
3 Terms:
 absolute
zero
 accepted
value
 accuracy
 celsius
scale
 density
 error
 experimental
value
 gram
 hydrometer
 Internation
System of units (SI)
 Kelvin
scale
 kilogram
(kg)
 liter
(L)
 meter
(m)
 percent
error
 precision
 qualitative
measurement
 quantitative
measurement
 scientific
notation
 significant
figure
 specific
gravity
 temperature
 volume
 weight
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Chapter
3 Questions and Problems

