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Data:
 Trial 1 Trial 2 Trial 3
Mass of box (m1) 1 .. 1 .. 1 ..
Falling mass (m2) 1 . , 1 , 1. ,
Box distance (d) 17*,) 17) 1+,)
Falling mass 1+ 4,) 1+.) 1,,)
distance (h)
Initial velocity, box 114,)9  11.)9  11.4,)9 
(first five dots) (vi1)
Final velocity, box 144,)9  17.4,)9   ,)9 
(last five dots) (vf1)
Initial velocity, f-m 11*4,)9  11*)9  11**4,)9 
(vi2)
Final velocity, f-m 1*.*4,)9  1+5*4,)9  1.14,)9 
(vf2)

Data Calculations:

Trial 1:
h:17*,)9:0.4175m
vi1:111,)9;+9.1 !:0.075 m/s
vf1:11+5,)9;+9.1 !:0.7275 m/s
vi2:114,)9:0.0375 m/s
vf2:1144,)9:0.36375 m/s

Trial 2:
h:17)9:0.46m
vi1:111+)9;+9.1 !:0.06 m/s
vf1:11.+,)9;+9.1 !:0.9675 m/s
vi2:11.)9:0.03 m/s
vf2:117.4,)9:0.48375 m/s

Trial 3:
h: 1+,)9:0.5225m
vi1:111+,)9;+9.1 !:0.0675 m/s
vf1:115 )9;+9.1 !:1.215 m/s
vi2:11.4,)9:0.03375 m/s
vf2:  ,)9:0.6075 m/s

Solve these for YOUR trial(s) to do Conservation of Energy Analysis


Trial 1 Trial 2 Trial 3
ȈKEi < : 9)   < : 9)   < : 9)  
 
: 9;1 ..!;114,)9 !  
: 9;1 ..!;11.)9 !  
: 9;1 ..!;11.4,)9 !
:+.4# 1 +c :77# 1 +c :*45# 1 +c
  
<: 9) <: 9) <: 9)
: 9;1 . ,!;11*4,)9 ! : 9;1 ,!;11*)9 ! : 9;1. ,!;11**4,)9 !
:  +# 1 +c :7,# 1 ,c : +57# 1 +c
  
=< = < >< =< = < >< =< = < ><
:+.4# 1 +c>  *.# 1 +c :77# 1 +c>7,# 1 ,c :*45# 1 +c> +57# 1 +c
: 5.81 x 10-4 J : 3.94 x 10-4 J : 5.27 x 10-4 J

ȈPEi  :1  :1  :1
  
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:;1 . ,!;75 )9 !;1+ ,)! :;1 ,!;75 )9 !;1+.)! :;1. ,!;75 )9 !;1,,)!
:1.. ,c :17,+c : *+c
  
= =  > = =  > = =  >
:0.6615 J :0.954 J :1.34 J
ȈKEf < : 9)   < : 9)   < : 9)  
 
: 9;1 ..!;144,)9 !  
: 9;1 ..!;17.4,)9 !  
: 9;1 ..!;  ,)9 !
:11+*7c :11444c :1 *c
  
<: 9) <: 9) <: 9)
: 9;1 . ,!;1*.*4,)9 ! : 9;1 ,!;1+5*4,)9 ! : 9;1. ,!;1.14,)9 !
:11 1.5c :11+4,c :11+5,c
  
=< = < >< =< = < >< =< = < ><
:11+*7c>11 1.5c :11444c>11+4,c :1 *c>11+5,c
= 0.0546 J = 0.102 J = 0.171 J
  
ȈPEf  :1  :1  :1
  
:1 :1 :1
  
= =  > = =  > = =  >
:0 :0 :0
  
Wnc =:= =:= =:=
=<>=> :=<>= =<>=> :=<>= =<>=> :=<>=
 :=<>= =< =  :=<>= =< =  :=<>= =< =
:11,+.c ,5 # 1 +c 1.. ,c :1 1c *7+# 1 +c 17,+c :1 4 c ,4# 1 +c  *+c
:-0.607 J :-0.852 J :-1.16 J
  
d 0.935 m 0.92 m 1.045 m

fk  : %  : %  : %


:  9% :  9% :  9%
: ; 1.14c!917*,) : ; 15,c!917) : ;  .c!9 1+,)
:0.649 N :0.926 N :1.11 N
  
Fn (:) (:) (:)
:1 . ,;75 )9 ! :1 ,;75 )9 ! :1. ,;75 )9 !
:1.584 N :2.075 N :2.565 N
  

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uk ':9( ':9( ':9(
:1.+7?9 ,5+? :17.?914,? :  ?9,.,?
: 0.41 : 0.446 : 0.433


@  ':;1+ >1++.>1+**!9*
: 0.43


Percent errors:

Trial 1:
%   :;A1+  1+*A91+*!# 11
:;1191+*!# 11
:11+4# 11
: 4.7%
Trial 2:
%   :;A1++. 1+*A91+*!# 11
:;11 .91+*!# 11
:11*4# 11
: 3.7%
Trial 3:
%   :;A1+** 1+*A91+*!# 11
:;111*91+*!# 11
:1114# 11
: 0.7%


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