Introduction to Laboratory Techniques and Data Collection

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Introduction to Laboratory Techniques and Data Collection Submitted by: Eric Ly Date of Submission: September 18, 2007 Lab Section: H
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Purpose: The purpose of these experiments was to get accustomed to the laboratory equipment, techniques, and data collection. This lab also helped us understand the uncertainties of measurements, significant figures, and the propagation of error. Procedure: In lab manual page 1 through 2 Data table: See attached photocopy Calculations: Summary of Results: Pennies Mean Average Deviation
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Unformatted text preview: Pre-1982 2.94 g 2.94 +/- .0025 Post-1983 2.49 g 2.49 +/- .015 Volume Of Mean for Volume Average Deviation Water 14.94 g 14.94 +/- .005 Conclusion: The purpose of this experiment was achieved since the purpose was to learn to use the lab equipment and record data. For the penny weighing experiment one possible source of error could be the penny I got in the Pre-1982 set. It was a 1982 dated penny and the weight was around the ones of the post-1983 ones I weighed....
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