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Quality Control Analyst Interview Portland, OR

What is the difference between accuracy and precision?

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Using a simple target analogy:

Accuracy is the ability to get as close to the target on the first attempt.
Precision is the ability to consistently get as close to the first attempt on repeated attempts.

Accuracy and Precision on Aug 6, 2013

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