Galileo Lab (2) - Galileo Lab-Object A-Bush's Baked Beans...

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Galileo Lab-Object A-Bush's Baked Beans Replications Bush's Beans (sec.) Avg. Sec. Squared 1 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 2 5 5-5.3= -.03 0.0009 3 5 5-5.3= -.03 0.0009 4 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 5 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 6 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 7 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 8 5 5-5.3= -.03 0.0009 9 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 10 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 11 5 5-5.3= -.03 0.0009 12 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 13 6 6-5.3= 1.3 1.69 14 6 6-5.3= 1.3 0.0009 15 5 5-5.3= -.03 0.0009 Sum= 79 Sum= 11.8345 Divide by N-1=14 Avg. Speed= 5.3 11.8345/14= .85=Variance Square Root= Standard Deviation Square Root of .85= .92=sd Average Speed/sec.= 5.3 +/- .92 Average Range= 4.38-6.22 Hypothesis: Since we are using a shallow incline, I predict that the heavier of the two objects, (the Bush's beans), will result in being slower to accelerate due to it's inertia. Thus, my hypothesis is that the candle, being the lighter of the two will reach the bottom of the ramp faster. Regardless of Galileo's testing and disregard the mass of objects, I had hoped that my hypothesis would be correct . I first began my experiment by trying to build a ramp out of books.
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Galileo Lab (2) - Galileo Lab-Object A-Bush's Baked Beans...

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