What is the length of the flag on the cart?

What is the mass of the hanger?

Complete the data table below.
Data Table 1

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Lab 3 - Newton's Second Law: InLab
Part 3 - Calculations
Trial #
m
1
(kg)
m
1
g
(N)
v
1
(m/s)
v
2
(m/s)
Δ
t
(s)
a (m/s
2
)
1
.05
.4905
.507
.7312
0.4574
.49016
2
.10
.981
.731
1.096
.3133
3
.15
1.4715
.923
1.344
.2504
1.6813
4
.20
1.962
1.068
1.592
.216
Use Excel to create a graph of
m
1
g
versus acceleration. (When making the graph, be sure to use
the numbers you entered in the above table with no additional rounding or decimal places.)
Use the trendline option to draw the best fit line to your data and determine the slope and y-
intercept.
What are the slope and
y
-intercept of the plot of
m
1
g
versus acceleration?
1.165
2.426

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What is the percent difference between the value of
M
obtained from the slope of the graph and

What is the total mass as calculated from the slope?

What is the physical significance of the
y
-intercept?
What is the total mass
M
of your system as determined from the mass of the cart, weight hanger
and added masses?