Average Mass of an Oreo

Contributors: Allen Sanford

 

EXPERIMENT:

  • Determine the average mass of an Oreo

MATERIALS:

  • 20 Oreos
  • Electric balance

PROCEDURE:

  1. Zero balance
  2. Place Oreos on the scale one at a time, recording their mass
  3. Sum all of the masses and divide by 20

DATA:

  • Data table 1 shows the mass of twenty Oreos measured in grams.
    Trial # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Mass (g) 12.16 12.30 12.28 11.80 11.96 11.87 12.22 12.10 12.00 12.00

    Trial # 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    Mass (g) 11.94 12.01 11.80 12.00 12.27 11.94 11.93 11.85 11.25 11.79

RESULTS:

  • Average Mass (g): 11.97
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