Prelabs for Exercise 1

Objectives for Exercise 1

PreLab 1.1 -- What are random variables?

PreLab 1.2 -- When measuring a random variable what units of measurement should I use?

PreLab 1.3 -- What are the SI units for mesuring distance?

PreLab 1.4 -- What are the SI units for measuring weight?

PreLab 1.5 -- What are the SI units for measuring volume?

PreLab 1.6 -- When reporting a measurement, how many significant digits should I use?

PreLab 1.7 -- When measuring
the volume of a liquid, how do I know which measuring device to use?

PreLab 1.8 -- How do I organize data in a table?

PreLab 1.9 -- When reporting a computed value, how many significant digits should I use?

PreLab 1.10 -- How do I use a hand-held calculator to determine the mean, percent error of the mean, and standard deviation of a random variable?

PreLab 1.11 -- What is the Student's t-test?

PreLab 1.12 -- How do I use a spreadsheet program like Excel to organize data in a table and calculate some simple statistics?

About the 1406 Redesign

Overview

Preparation Before Class

Active Learning During Class

Online Resources

Multimedia Activities

Discussion Questions

Interactive Lab Manual

Project Director

Dr. Salvatore Tavormina

tav@austincc.edu

RGC Main 342

Phone: 223-3326

https://accmultimedia.austincc.edu/tav