Unformatted text preview: hand from the equations in the Theory section. 4. Record your (mean) reaction time (for each hand) based on the distance the ruler fell along with the uncertainty in this value (from the standard deviation). Express your reaction time in the form t = ¯ t ± δt . Note the reaction time should be in seconds, and must be calculated from the average distance the ruler fell. 5. Draw a vertical line on your histogram representing the mean value of your measured reaction time, as well as dashed vertical lines 1 standard deviation above and below this. The range between the dashed lines represents your measured range. What percentage of your measurements fall within this range? Is it close to the theoretical 68% value? 6. Determine with which hand you had a faster reaction time. Is the diﬀerence signiﬁcant in light of the measurement uncertainty? 8...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course PHY 2048l taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.
- Fall '08