# Physics Measurement

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Upon what is the precision of a measurement based?

It depends upon what is being measured. For volume, the precision depends upon how precisely the buret or graduated cylinder can be read. For mass it depends upon the balance used (triple beam vs analytical balance), its sensitivity, such things as air movements, etc. If I have misinterpreted, please repost with a specific item.

• Physics Measurement -

convert 57.5 to micrometers

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