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Plotting a Position Time Graph

by gohanssj2a99
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gohanssj2a99
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Sep16-10, 05:27 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Plot your position-time info on a graph. Draw a smooth curve that fits the data closely

2. Relevant equations
t(s)---D(mm)(Position Data)
0.00---0mm
0.20---18mm
0.40---37mm
0.60---58mm
0.80---82mm
1.00---101mm
1.20---115mm


3. The attempt at a solution
I am not sure but is it asking for a curve of best fit because when i plotted the points it looked more linear than curved
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution
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lewando
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Sep16-10, 08:10 PM
PF Gold
P: 1,053
Yes, it looks kind of linear, but not quite. You can not use a straight line fit. The curve is subtle.


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