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the gain of a low-pass filter such that the quantity plotted on the y axis is a linear

function of frequency, and plot the normalized data (linear scale on both axes). Fit

a line to this normalized data, and use the equation for the fitted line to

experimentally determine the RC time constant for your filter. Turn in with your

assignment:

• The normalized plot of your data, with the fitted line and its equation

overlaid.

• The expected and (above) experimentally determined RC time constants.

• Comment on the difference between your expected and measured RC

values, and suggest ideas regarding possible causes of any differences.

Consider the resistor and capacitor's tolerances. The resistor's tolerance

can be found from the color bands, and the capacitor's tolerance is

estimated at 20% via the specification sheet.

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