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Physics 101 Lab 01 Error Analysis Section 1 Abstract The purpose of the experiment was to learn how to calculate the uncertainty and possible errors in our recorded values and the then doing calculations on those values. To learn, practically, We performed two experiments. In the first one, multiple values of length and width of a table were recorded and their mean value was used to calculate the area of the table. The values of standard errors were calculated for each of the required measurements by using formulas. In the second experiment, value of g (gravitational constant) was determined using a simple pendulum and the value of its uncertainty was calculated similarly. Equipment used was as follows Experiment A: Metre Rule Experiment B: String Bob Metre Rule Stopwatch Retort Stand with Boss Head
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Section 2 Theory Experiment A – Determine Error in Area and Perimeter of a Table We start by measuring the length (l) and width (w) of the table. We take multiple readings by measuring at different points. It is made sure that the measuring tape is
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