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Can someone tell me what error calculations to do

  1. Nov 21, 2006 #1
    I have 5 values of data for flux, each were calculated using a 2% error in current. Should I put the uncertainty for the individual values or just give the standard deviation of all 5?

    Current
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5

    Flux
    3.4157x10^-6
    6.8314x10^-6
    1.0247x10^-5
    1.3663x10^-5
    1.7078x10^-5
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 21, 2006 #2
    Always include all errors.
    In a summary discussion/conclusion though, you could discuss the accuracy of the entire set of data in terms of what you were trying to achieve.
     
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