What is 'error' in scientific measurement?

Asked by  | 28th May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

“ERROR” IN SCIENTIFIC MEASUREMENT IS UNCERTAINTY, NOT MISTAKES • “Error” does not connote the term mistake. • “Error” refers to the uncertainty in the measurement. • You can not eliminate errors, but you can ensure that they are reasonably small relative to your signal.

Answered by  | 28th May, 2011, 01:23: PM

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