I.E.D. Unit 3 Vocabulary Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A ___ is a ratio of equivalent numbers with different units that is used to change a measurement from one unit to another. 
    • A. 

      Conversion factor

    • B. 

      Significant figure

    • C. 

      Accurate measurement

    • D. 

      Proportion

  • 2. 
    The degree of closeness of measurements of a quantity to the actual value is called ___.
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Precision

    • C. 

      Significance

    • D. 

      Computation

  • 3. 
    The rate at which something occurs over a particular period or in a given sample.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Range

  • 4. 
    The value that occurs most frequently in a given data set.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Range

  • 5. 
    Facts and statistics used for reference or analysis.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Data

  • 6. 
    The value appearing at the center of a sorted version of the list - or the mean of the two central values if the list contains an even number of values. 
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Median

    • C. 

      Mode

    • D. 

      Range

  • 7. 
    A measuring instrument having two adjustable jaws typically used to measure diameter or thickness.
    • A. 

      Caliper

    • B. 

      Ruler

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Protractor

  • 8. 
    A function that represents the distribution of variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph.
    • A. 

      Normal distribution

    • B. 

      Parabolic equation

    • C. 

      Standard deviation

    • D. 

      Range

  • 9. 
    A graph of vertical bars representing the frequency distribution of a set of data.
    • A. 

      Scatter plot

    • B. 

      Bell curve

    • C. 

      Parabola

    • D. 

      Histogram

  • 10. 
    System of measurement used in the United States. 
    • A. 

      US Customary Measurement System

    • B. 

      International System of Units

    • C. 

      SI System

    • D. 

      Metric System

  • 11. 
    The digits in a decimal number that carry meaning contributing to the precision or accuracy of the quantity.
    • A. 

      Significant Digits

    • B. 

      Counting Digits

    • C. 

      Measured figures

    • D. 

      Place holders

  • 12. 
    A system of measurement and units used internationally consisting of seven base units. 
    • A. 

      US Customary Measurement System

    • B. 

      International System of Units

    • C. 

      Standard System of the World

    • D. 

      Metric System

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