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A student measures the mass of a paper clip. The student’s data table is shown below. The accepted value for the paper clip’s mass is 1.14 g.

Trial 1 - 2.45 g
Trial 2 - 2.40 g
Trial 3 - 2.42 g

Which of the following describes the student’s measurements?
a. The student’s measurements were accurate, but not precise.
b. The student’s measurements were precise, but not accurate.***
c. The student’s measurements were neither precise nor accurate.
d. The student’s measurements were both precise and accurate.

Is this right?

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  1. Yes

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  2. Okay, thanks! (=

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