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# Lab Report 1 - (VI) In this experiment, we measured 5...

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Length of string (L`)  = 65.5 cm Error  ( L`)                    = σ 0.1 cm Diameter  (d)              = 2.5 cm Length (L)                     = 66.75 cm Number 1 8.36 1.67 2 8.28 1.66 3 8.24 1.65 4 8.35 1.67 5 8.19 1.64 6 8.33 1.67 7 8.15 1.63 8 8.28 1.66 9 8.26 1.65 10 8.11 1.62 Average Value (T`) = 1.65 s Standard Deviation ( T) =  σ 0.02 s Therefore, I calculated time T to be = 1.65 ± 0.02 s g`  = 966.76 cm g = σ 19.72 cm 966.76 ± 19.72 cm/s^2 (VI)  In this experiment, we measured 5 periods of a simple pendulum 10 times Time taken for 5  periods (s) Time taken for 1  period (s) Therefore, I calculated the acceleration due  to gravity to be =

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x1 = 41.7 Number Mass hung x2 x 0 0 41.7 0 1 40 37.5 4.2 2 60 35.2 6.5 3 80 33.0 8.7 4 100 30.8 10.9 5 120 28.8 12.9 6 140 26.7 15.0 7 160 24.5 17.2 8 180 22.4 19.3 9 200 20.3 21.4 10 220 18.1 23.6 11 240 16.0 25.7 12 260 13.9 27.8 13 280 11.7 30.0 14 300 9.5 32.2 (VII)  In this experiment, we measured the elongation of a spring as a function of the mass hung from it

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## This lab report was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PHY 158 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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