We’re being asked to determine which archer is most accurate
• Accuracy refers to how close the measurement is to the ‘true/actual value’.
• Precision refers to how close the measurements are to each other.
For this problem, the true value is the center violet circle.
Let’s analyze each archer:
Consider the results of the archery contest shown in this figure.
(b) Which archer is most accurate?
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