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This may seem stupid but can anyone help??
I have to divide 10 by 5 minutes and 54 seconds????
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This may seem stupid but can anyone help?? I have to divide 10 by 5 minutes and 54 seconds????
 one year ago
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(5 \min 54 \sec = 5 \dfrac{54}{60} = 5.9\)
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Im doing a Algebra2 experiment and i have to divide my average time by 10 Here are my times 5 min 54 sec 4min 55sec 3min 30sec so when i divide these all by 10 do i put the time in decimal form? Like 5min 54 sec= 5.54??
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Essentially, \(5 \min 54 \sec = {5 } + \dfrac{54}{60}\) as we're expressing the seconds as a fraction.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now, you can simplify \(\dfrac{54}{60}\).
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so, 5.9 divide by 10? and i get .59? and that would be my awsner for that one
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
BTW, it'd be dividing 5 min 54 sec by 10, not the viceversa.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, that'd be your answer :) @julliemyers
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok then so just to make sure i get the rest correct let me do them and will u check them?
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm it says to divide the average time by 10.. so that might not be the answer.. first you have to convert all your times into decimal
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nagdy1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
((10/5) minute) + (54 seconds) = 2.9 minutes
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Didn't see that question below.
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no i had 3 trials and i have to divide 10 by indivaual times
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nagdy1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
serach on google divide 10 by 5 minutes and 54 seconds
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay... so can you divide the other times by 10 after converting them and take the average of all figures you get?
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hang on ill show u my table
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nagdy1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5 minutes 10 seconds divide it by 5 = 1 minute 2 seconds.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, so that is the question.
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this is the directions . For each trial, use a stopwatch to record the number of seconds it takes for the pendulum to complete 10 full swings. Record each time in the i rst column of the table provided on the next page. Next, i nd and record the average of the three times you listed. Finally, divide the average time by 10 to determine the period of the pendulum. Repeat the procedure using two coins, then using three coins, recording the data in the second and third columns, respectively. Does it appear that the weight of the bob af ected the period of the pendulum? What factors other than the weight might af ect the period of the pendulum?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you have to find the average period. It'd be 5 min 54 sec by 10.
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes each collum had their own average time
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then I'm afraid you'd have to complete this experiment by yourself.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Did you do this experiment?
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm ok i have a question.. something don't seem right. in the trial 1 with 1 coin the time u have wrote is for 10 swings?
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes it was in the file i attatched i just needed help on how i would divide time by 10
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But that wouldn't be the time for 10 swings. Though there's a cheat: You can divide it by 3. ;)
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dewronBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
add all noted times with seconds as fraction and then divide by 10. here is your answer :)
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@julliemyers wel i think the average time u have found for 10 swings in that file is wrong.. u need to check that again.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can add 3 noted times and divide by 3  no one would realize :D
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@nubeer: Seems like julliemyers has summed up the three noted times in the above rows.
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup she did that.. she just forgot to divide by 3
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@nubeer it doesnt say i need to divide by 3 tho?
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i know it don't say and it will never say.. the Word Average itself says it.. Average = Total time/ no. of times experiment performed.. means you would add up the time of all the 3 trials and then divide it by 3.. IF INCASE.. there was a 4th trial then you would add all the 4 times and divide by 4... you have to do this where ever the average word comes up
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh Yea i remeber that. So for ex 5 min 54sec would be 5.54/3 =1.846 then i devide that by 10?? =0.1846????
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok i think i have got it lol .
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@ParthKohli No to what? Im wrong?????
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol that was 5.9 .. the total time.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's not \(5.54\); it's \(5.9\)
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And you don't have to further divide by 10.
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol she have to divide by 10 to find the time period.. @ParthKohli
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Im so confused (.)
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
First add all the time , trial 1,2,3 that would be 5.9 and divide it by 3.. the value you will get you will put that against this row "Average time complete 10 full swings"
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now.. the value in this row "Average time complete 10 full swings" you would divide it by 10 and put them in this row "Period of pendulum "
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@nubeer: My medal increased your SS :P
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol does it ? really? hahah i dont think so.. lol i never work on medals but still thank you...
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Im spose to have 3 periods of pendulum times, I dont think i add up all my averages. i think im spose to have 3
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmmm .. :( not getting you.. ok look the file you have posted and see the row average time for 10 swings what value u have in there?
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes those r the values added of the coin 1 coin 2 and coin 3
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok.. now 5 min 54 secs convert in decimal you will get 5.9 right? you did that before now divide 5.9 by 3... becasue that total time is for 3 trials.. getting it?
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i get 1.966666666 = 1.97
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 1.97 would go in the period of pendulum collum???
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok.. good.. now this is average time for 10 swings.. ok? now for the time period of pendulum.. this means the time period for just 1 swing so u divide 1.97 by 10
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Should i have 5.9, 4.9, 3.5In the average collum? Instead of the minutes and seconds or should i leave it how it is
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm i told u these are not average.. 5.9/3 would be the aveage so 1.97 mins is the average of 10 swings.
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok thats what i was wondering lol i feel stupid but i understand it now lol
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julliemyersBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so i fixed it take a look
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup looks ok now.. this all are in mins. :)
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