science by numbers

to be accurate, is to be close to the actual value of a given piece of information. and to be precise is to have multiple repeatable  measurements in range. these attributes are reinforced by the use of significant digits, allowing calculations to maintain similar precision throughout the process without integrating false variables in the equation. these numbers allow a greater understanding of the workings of chemistry. in the article, it says that several elements had their masses changed to be more accurate. these more accurate numbers are a part of science, the constant search for more accurate information through more precise calculation (in this case)

 

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