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Unformatted text preview: and position that the instrument was moved because our instrument would not spin at a constant rate on its own without quickly decelerating, so we had to swing the platform of the apparatus by hand and try to get the indicator bracket matched up the best we could for the four second time interval. Error Analysis Discussion: 1. (see separate sheet) 2. The result using equation 7 found in step 3 is the more reliable answer because the analysis from the calculations can be more of a prediction than the accurate reading or determination. 3. The calculated percent error for all of our spring constant trials were all very high because the measurement from the digital Vernier caliper may have been off from the others, with an inaccurate tear value or confusion with point of measurement early in the experiment....
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