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Exact numbers

Infinite number of significant figures

Counted numbers

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Accuracy

How close measured value is to true value

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Precision

How close a set of measured values are to each other

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Random error

Error that has equal probability of being too high/too low

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Systematic error

Error that trends toward EITHER being too high OR too low

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Derived unit

Combination of other units

e.g. m/s (meters per second)

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Glucose

C6H12O6