We are asked which set is more precise.

**Accuracy** is the closeness of the measurements to a specific value, while **precision** is the closeness of the measurements to each other.

Two students determine the percentage of lead in a sample as a laboratory exercise. The true percentage is 22.52%. The students results for three determinations are as follows:**1. **22.52, 22.48, 22.54**2. **22.64, 22.58, 22.62

Which set is more precise?

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