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Edexcel GCE Physics Unit 6B June 2010
Edexcel GCE Physics Unit 6B June 2010

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Instructions
 
Use
black 
ink or ball-point pen.
 
Fill in the boxes
at the top of this page with your name,centre number and candidate number.
 
Answer
all
questions.
 
Answer the questions in the spaces provided
there may be more space than you need 
.
Information
The total mark for this paper is 40.
The marks for
each
question are shown in brackets
– use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question.
The list of data, formulae and relationships is printed at the end of this booklet.
Candidates may use a scientific calculator.
Advice
 
Read each question carefully before you start to answer it.
Keep an eye on the time.
Try to answer every question.
Check your answers if you have time at the end.
Edexcel GCE
Physics
Advanced LevelUnit 6B: Experimental PhysicsInternational Alternative to Internal Assessment
You must have:
Ruler
Centre NumberCandidate NumberWrite your name here
SurnameOther names
 Total Marks
6PH08/01
Paper Reference
Wednesday 19 May 2010 – Morning
Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Turn over 
N36226A
©2010 Edexcel Limited.
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Answer ALL questions.1
A student is taking measurements from a piece of wire.(a) She measures the diameter 
using a micrometer. She obtains the following readings.
/mm0.27, 0.29, 0.26, 0.77, 0.26(i) Explain how you would use her readings to obtain the most accurate mean valuefor the diameter of the wire.
(1)
................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
(ii) Use her readings to obtain the most accurate mean value for the diameter of thewire.
(1)
................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Wire diameter =
..............................................................................................................
(iii) Estimate the percentage uncertainty in your value for the diameter of the wire.
(2)
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Percentage uncertainty =
.............................................................................................................
 
3
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(b) She then makes the following measurements.length of wire = 663mmmass of wire = 0.32g(i) Use her measurements to calculate the volume of the wire.
(2)
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Volume =
..............................................................................................................
(ii) Calculate the density of the material of the wire.
(2)
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Density =
..............................................................................................................
(c) The tables below are taken from a data book.Use the information in the tables to identify the material of the wire and its standardthickness.
(2)
Material of wire is
..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Standard thickness of wire is
...................................................................................................................................................................................................
(Total for Question 1 = 10 marks)MaterialDensity/kg m
 –3
Zinc alloy7200Iron7900 Nichrome8300Constantan8900
Standard thickness Diameter/mm
34 swg0.23432 swg0.27430 swg0.31528 swg0.376

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