Your Name:________________________ Lab Partner(s):_________________

Purpose:
To determine the position of a third mass and experimentally verify.

Materials:

3 masses meter stick fulcrum

Procedure:

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3. Place two assigned masses on the meter stick.

4. Determine where the 100 g mass should be placed to achieve balance.

5. Calculate the percent error.

Results/Data:

500 g mass at center minus __________ cm (assigned by instructor). 200 g mass at center plus __________ cm (assigned by instructor). |

100 g mass should be placed at center plus __________ cm (calculated by student). |

100 g mass was found to be in rotational equilibrium at __________ cm (experimentally determined). |

Percent error: __________ |

Calculations:

Error Analysis:

Conclusion: