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physics_8pendulum_calculations - L=28.6 cm ±0.2 cm % error...

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Unformatted text preview: L=28.6 cm ±0.2 cm % error in L=abs. errormeasurement ×100% =±0.2 cm28.6 cm ×100% =±0.7% θ=27.5°±0.5° cos27.5°=0.8870 cos27.0°=0.8829 cos28.0°=0.8910 --------------------------=0.008×12=0.004 cos27.5°±0.5°=0.887±0.004 % error in cos27.5°=±0.0040.887 ×100% =±0.5% Lcosθ % error in Lcosθ=% error in L+% error in cosθ = 0.7%+0.5% = ±1% abs. error in Lcosθ=0.011515[28.6 = ±0.3 cm cmcos27.5°] h=L-Lcosθ abs. error in h=abs. error =0.5 cm % error in h= ±0.492128 = ±20% cm3.23 cm ×100% in L+abs. error in Lcosθ =0.2 cm+0.292 cm ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course PHY 210 taught by Professor Mcdemus during the Spring '11 term at Lehigh Carbon CC.

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