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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