Physics 11
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Overview
By the end of this unit you should be able to:
 Use scientific notation
 Rearrange formulas
 Explain the concept of experimental error and how to minimize it
 Read instuments to correct precesion
 Use the rules of significant figures in numerical calculations
 Convert measurements into different units using the unit cancellation method
 Know common metic conversions
 Create a graph from data using Physics 11 conventions
 Analyize data or a graph to find a function which represent that data
 Use the following terms correctly:
 Precision
 Instrument uncertainty
 Human error
 Significant figues
 Scale
 yintercept
 Slope
 Indepentant and dependant variables
 Linear, quadratic (square), inverse, square root and inverse square relationships
 Line (or curve) of best fit
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