Graphing  Exercise  Using  Excel  

Graphing Exercise Using Excel In this exercise you will be manipulating and plotting data via Excel. 1. Use the “planetary data”. 2. Take a moment to look over the data noticing quantities given and units. The mass is given as a factor of 1024. Expand to standard form 3. For each planet do the following: a. Convert the diameter from kilometers to meters b. Calculate the radius (in meters) c. Square the radius (from part b) d. Find the product of gravity times the radius squared 4. Graph # 3d versus #2 5. Label each axis (remember units) 6. Add a trend line that best fits the data 7. Find the slope and display equation on graph 8. What is the physical interpretation of the slope? Provide answer as your title.