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Unformatted text preview: Toothpics vs Pennies y = 23.857x 20 40 60 80 100 1 2 3 Pennies This lab allowed me to practice using a balance, graphing data, and making inferences based on that data; thus I believe the objective was met. Since a penny weighs 2.5 g, a nickel must weight 5 g, and a toothpick must weigh about 105 mg. I obtained this information by using the slopes of my best-fit lines. A possible source of error is the accuracy (or lack thereof) of my inexpensive balance....
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