Measurements and Mathematics Terms
(mathematics is the deductive study of quantities, magnitudes, and shapes as determined by the use of numbers and symbols while every branch of science and engineering depends on mathematics; measurement is the process of associating numbers with physical quantities and phenomena and measurement is fundamental to the sciences; to engineering, construction, and other technical fields; and to almost all everyday activities)
A theory can lead to a new conclusion or the discovery of a phenomenon. Developments of a theory often result in a change in paradigm; that is, looking at or thinking about a scientific problem in a totally different way as indicated by a set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the scientific community that shares them.
To determine its absolute weight, a body must be weighed in a vacuum or an allowance must be made for buoyancy (tendency or capacity to remain afloat in a liquid or to rise in air or gas).
2. The acceleration due to gravity, for instance, is 32 feet (9.8 meters) per second per second; means that for every second an object falls, its velocity is increasing, too.
The true value is the value currently accepted by a certain field of science.
2. A unit that is sometimes used to measure large volumes of water; such as, the capacity of a reservoir (equal to its area in acres multiplied by its average depth in feet).
2. The angular distance; usually measured in degrees, above the horizon, from zero degrees at the horizon to 90 degrees at the zenith.
One of the two co-ordinates (the other being azimuth) that define a celestial object's position, used with an altazimuth mount.
The indication is the product of current (in amperes) and time (in hours).