Optional Practical: Mass of cart

IB Physics: Optional Practical: Mass of cart

In this practical the a cart will be pulled along a track by a mass hanging off the end of the table. By varying the hanging mass and measuring the velocity of the cart it is possible to determine the mass of the cart.To measure the velocity of the cart the time taken for a card to pass through a photogate will be used.What is the relationship between the final velocity of a cartand the mass hanging off the string?


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