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physicspostlab4 - 0.26 V(15 s 0.14 V(25 s 0.04 V...

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Question 1 (5 points) A student measured how the voltage changed as a 1.0 microfarad (+/- 20%) capacitor discharged through a resistor in series with it. The resistor had color bands of Brown- Black-Blue-Gold. Use the student's data (given below) to compare the experimentally measured RC time constant with that calculated using the manufacturer's values of R and C, taking into account the uncertainty in the manufacturer's values of R and C. Then select the answer below which most accurately describes how the two values compare. Experimental data (time,voltage): (0 s, 0.90 V), (1.0 s, 0.79 V), (5.0 s, 0.48 V), (10 s,
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Unformatted text preview: 0.26 V), (15 s, 0.14 V), (25 s, 0.04 V) Linearizer (if you need it.) Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The experimentally determined RC time constant is the same as that calculated using the manufacturer's values of R and C. b . The experimentally determined RC time constant is different from that calculated using the manufacturer's values of R and C. c. The time constant cannot be accurately determined from the experimental data collected. Score: 5 / 5 Total score: 5 / 5 = 100.0%...
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