lecture 6 - calorimetry

lecture 6 - calorimetry - Announcements1/19/11 Prayer

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Announcements 1/19/11 Prayer Regarding the TA’s comments about ( ) vs [ ] vs  { } — Those were specifically about how to get  Mathematica to work properly. You don’t have to  use those symbols that way in the handwritten  homework that you turn in. (At least one student  asked Chris about that.) One HW paper with no CID… anyone claim? One lab with incorrect  CID… wrote down 617…  anyone claim? Today’s newspaper article
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Characterizing velocities Recall bouncing balls in jar. Focus on one type of  molecule. Lots of questions, such as : a. What’s the average velocity?  b. What’s the most popular velocity? c. What’s the velocity that corresponds to the  average kinetic energy? d. How many molecules have velocities within a  given range? How to answer: use statistical distributions, aka histograms
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Height Histogram (made up data): Total students = 49 Round heights to closest  integer, plot histogram What is the combined area of  all bars? If I pick a student at random, 
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