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Homework Question

Postby JohnWalkiewicz2J » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:29 am

On problem 1B.27, it gives the indeterminacy of velocity (Δv) as "5.00 ± 5.0 m.s^-1." Why is the indeterminacy of velocity 5 m.s^-1, and not 10 m.s^-1, since it is ± 5.0?
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Re: Homework Question

Postby 005391550 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:37 am

do you mean the indeterminacy of velocity instead of the change in velocity?

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Re: Homework Question

Postby JohnWalkiewicz2J » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:40 am

My bad. Yes I do!

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Re: Homework Question

Postby 005391550 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:44 am

haha okay well then the indeterminacy would be just the ± 5.00 because that's what the measured amount is varied by? idk. i see what your saying but i think this is just how it is


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