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Unformatted text preview: graph we are able to see that as potential energy decreases, kinetic energy increases. The % difference as shown above demonstrates that the total energy was conserved at each position and supports our purpose. Experimental Errors: Some errors may have occurred with the glider, such as imbalance in the setup or inaccurate weighing on the electronic balance. Another factor is our measurements because the ruler can only be read to a certain degree of accuracy. The total energies are not exactly equal because there are other external forces besides gravity such as friction. Giving a slight push when letting go of the glider would affect time making the average higher. As listed above, our percent difference with the t position as the theory, yielded values all less than 1%....
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