Unformatted text preview: Error Analysis: • At times when releasing the glider, if it was a small distance x then you would have to hold it a different way on the release. This happened because as the magnets got too close our glider jumped to the side and off the track. • There also could have been some illegitimate errors in the calculations, because of mixing up the significant figures or the units. • Systematic errors can also be a possibility because of faulty equipment, calibrations, or the actual experimental design. • Also, every measurement used (especially with the timers) could be subject to random error....
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- Spring '08
- Force, Observational error, Austin Green Lab, Clint Albrecht, least-square fit line