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+  ==Beginning group activity==  
+  * Form groups of two  
+  * Look at the coin flip data from two weeks ago  
+  * Come up with your best guess for the true mean and an uncertainty. Report your result as mean +/ uncertainty (we'll poll vocally)  
+  ** Assume all the nickels are identical and there is a fixed true mean  
==2011 Coin Toss Results==  ==2011 Coin Toss Results== 
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Contents
Beginning group activity
 Form groups of two
 Look at the coin flip data from two weeks ago
 Come up with your best guess for the true mean and an uncertainty. Report your result as mean +/ uncertainty (we'll poll vocally)
 Assume all the nickels are identical and there is a fixed true mean
2011 Coin Toss Results
Google Docs Central Limit Theorem Example
Monte Carlo Google Doc CLT Example
Binomial Distribution
Wikipedia Bionomial Distribution
2009 Agenda for Lecture
 Discussion about labs; /Good lab notebooks;
 How to report uncertainty
 Make sure to always include units and uncertainty.
 Probability density function
 Histogram
 Central Limit Theorem
 Normal Distribution
 Possibly: How to graph results w/ theory
 Possibly: sensitivity for uncertainty propagation
Agenda for Labs
 Today you definitely need to talk with Koch about what needs to be included in your lab summary.
 Must finish taking data this week. Summary should be completed outside of class.

Must complete your handson "quiz" or interview with Koch.The inclass "quiz" is actually ongoing...but you can request one at the end if you think I may have a bad impression of your understanding.