# Buggy Lab Essay

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The Buggy Lab Group 5: Jonathan, Emma, George Purpose: To determine the graphical relationship and mathematical relationship between the position of the buggy moving at a constant velocity (DV) and the time it travels (IV.) : The position of the buggy moving at a constant velocity (DV) &amp; the time it travels (IV) Factors in Lab: (Factor- variable that affects the lab) * constant velocity (speed) * on &amp; off switch * distance * time (stopwatches) Materials: 1) ruler (meter stick) 2) nuts 3) buggy 4) stopwatch Apparatus: Jobs: 1) Timer (person with stopwatch and telling the runner when to place nut behind car) 2) Runner (person placing nuts behind buggy) 3) Straightener ( person keeping car in a straight line) Procedure: 1) Assign tasks 2) Pick &amp; Start starting point (origin) 3) Start car 4) Time started when back of car reaches origin 5) Timer says “mark” 6) Runner places mark where back of car was 7) Continue for 6 data points 8) Count tiles 9) Measure partial tile 10) Repeat steps 8 &amp; 9 for all 6 data points Raw Data (slow car) Time(sec) | Position(m) | 4 | 0.57 | 8 | 1.36 | 12 | 2.20 | 16 | 2.95 | 20 | 3.77 | 24 | 4.52 | Fast Car Time(sec) | Position(m) | 4 | 2.19 | 8 | 3.66 | 12 | 5.74 | 16 | 6.93 | 20 | 9.26 |