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How much the answer or data varies from the average answer

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If the average is 15 cm and the largest was 17 cm. In this experiment the value was 15 + 2 cm. This means my data varied between 15 -2 or 13 and 15 + 2 or 17. The uncertainty is expressed as 15 (plus or minus) 2.

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