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April 21, 2015 AT 12:00 pm

What’s the difference between accuracy and precision? #makereducation

Learn the difference between the oft-confused meanings of precision and accuracy with this video from TedEd.

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-the-…

When we measure things, most people are only worried about how accurate, or how close to the actual value, they are. Looking at the process of measurement more carefully, you will see that there is another important consideration: precision. Matt Anticole explains what exactly precision is and how can help us to measure things better.

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