Master and accessory photogate timers
Glider with flag
avg = Displacement/Average Time
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Turn on the air gates.
Position the start and stop photogates so that the distance between them is
20cm,40cm,60cm.80cm,100cm (repeat the procedure 3 times for each distance). Set the timer to the
“PULSE” mode. Using the rubber band (placed at the beginning of the air glider) launch the glider and
record the time. Reset the timer each time before releasing the glider. Record the times onto the Data Set
and make a graph.
Right after experiment I was a bit dissapointed by the results because in our culculations we
got 35.76 for out mean at the same time computer gave us 68.32 which is not even close to the