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Unformatted text preview: size, statistically speaking, was to small. o The Gaussian distribution fit much better for the histogram for the 300 glass marble rolls, likely due to the larger sample size. o The Gaussian distribution fit adequately for the histogram for the 150 steel marble rolls most likely because of the smaller sample size and/or the smaller size of the marble causing the standard deviation to be larger. Error Analysis o The value for x av was not quite zero in any case where as theoretically, it should be. This error could be attributed to: Sample size being too small The board not being exactly level The pegs in the board not being exactly evenly spaced...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course PHY 303K taught by Professor Turner during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08