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OCR A - AS level ~ Experimental Errors (Systematic and Random)

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    Hello there, I'm new to the student room and am currently sitting my AS in OCR A Physics. With the new practical aspect introduced into the exam, I have been working on revising that recently, yet I have come up lost.

    I am aware of what both systematic and random errors are, as well as accuracy and precision. But don't particularly understand what improves what, or what affects what.

    For example, does averaging results improve accuracy or precision?
    How do I reduce random errors, and how do I reduce systematic errors?
    When I am reducing random/systematic errors, am I improving precision or accuracy?

    Any relevant responses are much appreciated.
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