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Q. Does the redefinition of the kilogram really mean that it will be possible to realize the International System of Units (SI) unit of mass at any place, at any time, and by anyone?A. Click... read more
Q. What is bias and can it be addressed? A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer.
Q. When performing a reliability assessment, what happens if the exact value of a data point is unknown?A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer.
Q: What is the recent change in the definition of the mole?A: Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer.
Q. How do you determine if a value is truly an outlier and how do you decide whether or not to proceed with the data analysis?A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer
Q: How many significant digits should I use when reporting my test results and comparing those results with specification limits?A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the... read more
Q. How are repeatability and reproducibility applied in gage r&R methodology?A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer. 
Q: How many items from a lot should  I sample to determine the average value for a property of the lot?A. Click HERE to download the full article and read the answer. 
Q: Many ASTM standard test methods contain repeatability and reproducibility statements and values. What is the conceptual difference between repeatability and reproducibility, and how can this... read more
Q: Many ASTM standard test methods contain repeatability and reproducibility statements and values. What variations can be expected? What is the standard deviation for the repeatability and... read more

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