PHY138: Physics for the Life Sciences

Department of Physics, University of Toronto

Jason Harlow
Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Waves Section, Lecture 0:

Special Topic: Error Analysis

  • Repeating Measurements
  • Calculation of Mean and Standard Deviation
  • The Gaussian distribution
  • Propagation of Errors
  • Significant Figures


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Error Analysis Assignment Required reading for this course!