Unformatted text preview: graduated cylinder, one was able to notice that a common error arose from determining the volume based on the position of the meniscus. The best results were noted to be acquired when one measures from the bottom of the meniscus rather than relying on the glance of the midpoint or top of the meniscus. As one progressed to the procedures dealing with the measurements of the mass, the experimenter might find difficulty obtaining precise data due to the fact that some objects are a little harder to contain to be measured on the scale, such as the table salt. A possible solution to this might be place a plastic cup on the scale and zeroing it out before placing the table salt in the cup to increase the reading accuracy of the salt crystals....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course CHEM 301 taught by Professor Mccord during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.
- Spring '10