those digits that carry meaning reflecting the accuracy of their measurement

Metric standard of measurement

an expression or a proposition, often algebraic, asserting the equality of two quantities

The system of measurement most commonly used in the United States

is a relationship between two variables in which change in one variable is associated with a change in the other variable in the same direction

the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system

A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation

An orderly technique of investigation that is supposed to account for scientific progress

to estimate (the value of a variable) within the tabulated or observed range

approximating the solution based on significant figures

The observed result of a variable being manipulated

a concise verbal or mathematical statement of a relation that expresses a fundamental principle of science that is viewed to hold tru universally

A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested

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The variable being manipulated or changed

numerical short-hand which uses powers of ten as a simplified way of expressing numerical values

to estimate (the value of a variable) outside the tabulated or observed range

The system devised around the convenience of the number ten. It is the world's most widely used system of measurement

A method of converting units within a measurement system

Standard of measurement

a relationship that gives a hyperbolic graph

An inverse or negative relationship is a mathematical relationship in which one variable decreases as another increases

A relationship between two variables such that one is proportional to a power of the other

Established mathematical quantity used to shift from one system to another.

The rise-over-run of an invisible line that is the 'best fit' line through the previous n data points

The science of matter and energy and of interactions between the two, grouped in traditional fields such as acoustics, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism.

the process of obtaining the magnitude of a quantity. It answers the general question,'how many'

representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale) or a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process