Physics307L F08:Schedule/Week 7 agenda

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Lab 1 Notes

Discussion of Lab #2

Finishing up this week

Rough draft of final report due beginning of Week 12

Possible finance / economics lab???

Obtaining data, data analysis, etc.

Practical example (as a group)

Mean, SEM, and linear fit in Excel and LabVIEW

Using speed of light calibration data from Chad

Notes about increasing precision

Only improves as sqrt(N)

Systematic error remains fixed

Significant figures and how to report results