Which is the best method to report weight of leaf
Variable: weighing
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Knowledge
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Science
Survey Questions
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As part of a laboratory experiment, five students measured the weight of the same leaf four times. They recorded 20 slightly different weights. All of the work was done carefully and correctly. Their goal was to be as accurate as possible and reduce error in the experiment to a minimum. Which of the following is the best method to report the weight of the leaf?

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1 Ask the teacher to weigh the leaf
2 Report the first measurement
3 Average all of the weights that were recorded
4 Average the highest and lowest weights recorded
5 Discard the lowest five weights
8 Dont know
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