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Gaussian error propagation was fine for all my undergrad lab courses, and if it would have been wrong somewhere, I am sure the manual would explain how to calculate errors in this case.How did/do you go about deciding on how to calculate various errors?

Rule of thumb: If you measure something, there is an uncertainty involved. Check whether this can be neglected, otherwise propagate its error through your analysis.

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This site produced by a physics textbook publisher explains how toHow did/do you go about deciding on how to calculate various errors?

calculate and use percent difference, percent error, etc.

http://www.polyhedronlearning.com/cengage/lab_info_frame.html [Broken]

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