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1 . Given : You travel 180.5 miles in your new car, and use 6.35 gallons of gas. To do : Calculate your gas mileage in units of miles per gallon. Give your answer to the appropriate number of significant digits. Solution : 2 . Given : Two quantities are measured: a = 36.48 and b = 0.065. To do : Calculate c = a b , giving your answer to the appropriate precision . Solution : 3 . Given : In fluid mechanics, shear stress τ is expressed in units of N/m 2 . To do : Express the primary dimensions of , i.e., write an expression for { }. Solution : 4 . Given : The true (exact) temperature of a hot water tank is 89.67 o C. Ten temperature

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Unformatted text preview: readings are taken with a digital thermometer: 89.1 89.4 89.1 89.6 89.3 89.3 89.5 89.7 89.4 89.1 To do : Calculate the sample mean and the systematic error of the instrument, based on these readings. Give your answer to the appropriate number of significant digits. Solution : 5 . Given : The true (exact) temperature of a hot water tank is 89.67 o C. Ten temperature readings are taken with a digital thermometer: 89.1 89.4 89.1 89.6 89.3 89.3 89.5 89.7 89.4 89.1 To do : Calculate the sample median and the sample mode of these readings. Solution :...
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## This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course ME 345 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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