1101_EXP_1_HW - 5. A rock is placed in a graduated cylinder...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Physics 1101 Experiment 1 Homework NAME_________________________________________________ 1. Define density and state its units in the SI system of units. 2. What does a negative zero reading on a vernier caliper mean? 3. Calculate the average value for the following experimentally determined numbers: 2.54, 2.76, 2.43, 2.55, and 2.68. If the standard value is 2.66, what is the percent error in your measurements? All numbers have units of cm. 4. Describe the general makeup of the composite cylinder you will use in this experiment.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 5. A rock is placed in a graduated cylinder containing water, and the cylinder is covered to avoid evaporation. The next morning the water level has dropped by 5.6 ml. No one has had access to the cylinder, and the cylinder has no leaks. What is the most likely explanation for what happened? NOTE: You should answer questions 1 and 2 in Experiment 1 in the laboratory manual before you come to the laboratory....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/15/2010 for the course PHYS 1101 taught by Professor Lowellwood during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online