John W.

asked • 08/24/17

how to find est. uncertainty when given a true mass and an inaccurate mass?

Theoretically, if you know a "true" value of something, but the scale reads differently, the estimated uncertainty of the scale would be the true value minus the scale value, correct?
 
I am given the true mass of an object, but the scale reads something different. I'm asked to determine the estimate uncertainty of the scale, would this be correct?

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