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3. Mark a starting position on the ramp so that you can repeatedly roll the ball from the same place. Roll the ball down the ramp through each Photogate and off the table. Catch the ball as

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PHYS 15200 Mechanics IUPUI Physics Department Lab02: Projectile Motion Page 2 of 3 soon as it leaves the table. Note : Do not let the ball hit the floor during these trials or during the following velocity measurements. Make sure that the ball does not strike the sides of the Photogates. Reposition the Photogates if necessary. 4. Open the file “08 Projectile Motion” in the Physics with Computers folder. A data table and two graphs are displayed; one graph will show the time required for the ball to pass through the Photogates for each trial and the other will display the velocity of the object for each trial. 5. You must enter the distance, Δ s, between Photogates in order for Logger Pro to calculate the velocity. The program will divide this distance by the time interval Δ t it measures to get the velocity ( v = Δ s/ Δ t ). Carefully measure the distance from the beam of Photogate 1 to the beam of Photogate 2. (It may be easier to measure from the leading edge of Photogate 1 to the leading edge of Photogate 2.) To successfully predict the impact point, you must enter an accurate measurement. Enter the distance into
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