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Accuracy Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Accuracy

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This target has been hit with a high degree of accuracy, yet a low degree of precision.

This target has been hit with a high degree of accuracy, yet a low degree of precision.

DarkEvil, Wikipedia Commons This target has been struck with a high degree of precision, yet a low degree of accuracy.

This target has been struck with a high degree of precision, yet a low degree of accuracy.

DarkEvil, Wikipedia Commons
Accuracy Definition: Accuracy refers to the correctness of a single measurement. Accuracy is determined by comparing the measurement against the true or accepted value.

 

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