I did an experiment on the Hall Effect, and found the voltage for the Hall "probe" (it was a strip of bismuth) as a function of a current magnetizing the B-field. Anyway, I did a least squares fit to find the regression line with A^T A = A^T b, and found four lines for each of my four data sets. I also found the uncertainties on the each of the four with [tex]\sigma = \sqrt{\frac{1}{N-2} \sum_{i=1}^N (y_i - A -Bx_i)^2}[/tex].(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My question is that if I find the average regression line, using [tex]\sum_{i=1}^N \frac{y_i}{N}[/tex], would I simply take the mean of errors since they will all be dependent on the same factors? Should I add the errors in quadrature since they were all errors would be random, and dependent on different random factors?

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# Homework Help: Error on Measurement

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