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Say I perform an experiment, and I make a number measurements over a given interval (e.g t=0s to t = 10s, every 1s), and I perform this experiment many times.

Now, let's say I make a plot of data vs. time, and I want to find when the data peaks in time on average.

Which measurement of the peak time would provide more accuracy: if I take the average of the individual data points over the number of runs I did and and then determine the peak time, or if I determine the peak time within a given run and then find the average peak for all the data runs?

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I don't even know where to start...there doesn't seem to be any simple relation between the two...at least, not that I know of....

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# Homework Help: Data analysis question

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