Worksheet
Data Analysis #4
Chart #4
Formula
y-axis
variable
x-axis
variable
solved
equation
slope
simple pendulums
T
^{2}
L
#1
#2
slope = 4.05
intercept = 0.34
T represents period
L represents length
g represents gravity
#1
#2
Use the numerical value of the slope to determine the experimental value of acceleration due to gravity (g) in this experiment.
If the correct value for g is 9.8 m/sec
^{2}
, what is the accuracy, or percent error, for this experiment?
Use the equation of the line to interpolate the period of a pendulum that is 4 meters long.
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