: Yes it is.
: >For example, assume that you have an eight
Oz wrote:: Assume that it is 100% accurate to -+ last digit.
Why would anyone assume this? Looks to me like you are trying to
: >For analog measurements, it is a bit more complicated, but if the
Oz wrote:: Only if the thermometer is 100% accurate.
No. If the thermometer was 100% accurate then the first measurement
Oz wrote:: If it comes from a batch NAMAS
: tested to be within 1C and actually reads 99.6C when the temperature is
: in fact 100C then your method will give 99.6C (if you are really lucky)
: with extreme apparent accuracy but none the less will in fact be 0.4C
: out. It will always be 0.4C out.
If a thermometer is improperly calibrated, yes it will read
Do you have evidence of systematic bias in thermometers? Or are you
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