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Precision vs Accuracy – Difference between Precision and Accuracy

Precision vs Accuracy – Difference between Precision and Accuracy

Accuracy and Precision are two types of measurements that illustrate how close one is to the target or goal. Accuracy is used to determine how close one is to the true value of measurement, while precision implies how close the measured values are to one another.

PrecisionAccuracy
Precision implies the closeness of two or more measurements to each otherAccuracy implies how close a measurement is to the correct value
Measurement can be precise but not accurateMeasurement can be accurate but not precise
Needs several measurements to determineCan be determined with a single measurement
Precision may be affected by random errorAccuracy may be affected by systematic error
Multiple FactorsSingle Factor

The video below illustrates in detail the difference between precision and accuracy:

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