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Lab Report


In this experiment, we were trying to find the relationship between the amount of force and acceleration of an object. We used Force, Acceleration, Distance, and Weight to find these figures.


The procedure involved setting up the pulley for the weights, and adding weights to increase the amount of force on the other end. We recorded distance and time o find the acceleration of the mass, and then compared this figure to the force. We added more weight and then repeated these steps 3 more times. Each time increasing the weight and then compared the figures of all our results.


Items used in this lab included: a pulley, a set of weights, a piece of string, a meter stick, and a stopwatch.

Causes of Error

Causes of error in this lab mostly fall on measurement errors. Specific examples of this are measuring the distance to the table. If this figure was off, all of the measurements after are wrong. Acceleration relies on distance to be found,

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