Ch 2 The Work of Scientists Quiz Stats

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Definition Term % Correct
The number of meters in a kilometer1,000
69.7%
Scientists consider this to be the coldest possible temperatureabsolute zero
69.7%
True or false: Mass and weight are the same thing.false
69.3%
Should you read the volume of a liquid from the top or bottom of the meniscus?bottom
68.5%
The metric system is based on this number10
68%
The number of centimeters in a meter100
68%
The number of millimeters in a meter1,000
67.6%
Temperature scale that has absolute zeroKelvin
66.8%
The amount of space an object takes upvolume
66.4%
The amount of matter in an objectmass
66%
Boiling point of water on the Celsius scale100
66%
The number that appears most often in a set of datamode
66%
The amount of mass in a given volumedensity
65.6%
Adding up all of the numbers in a set of data and then dividing by the total amount of numbersmean
65.6%
A measure of the force of gravity acting on an objectweight
65.1%
Temperature scale that scientists most often useCelsius
65.1%
Definition Term % Correct
The middle number in a set of datamedian
65.1%
The steepness of a graph lineslope
64.7%
The curve that forms at the top surface of water in a graduated cylindermeniscus
64.3%
The basic unit of mass in the metric systemgram
63.9%
The point where the two axes cross on a line graph (0,0)origin
63.5%
Line graph in which the data points fall in a straight linelinear
63.5%
The basic unit of length in the metric systemmeter
63.5%
Tool used to measure the volume of liquidsgraduated cylinder
62.7%
Unit used to measure the volume of a liquidliter
62.2%
Freezing point of water on the Celsius scalezero
62.2%
Tool used to find the mass of an objectbalance
61.8%
The system of measurement scientists usemetric
61.8%
The distance from one point to anotherlength
57.7%
An approximation of a number based on known informationestimate
57.3%
A line graph in which the data points do not fall in a straight linenonlinear
57.3%

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