3. Results

The results of our experiment are as shown below:

Table 1: Table of results from egg experiment (Note: The formula we used to calculate the speed of light can be seen in Section 4.1)

 Measurements of the dependent variable Independent Variable Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Test 5 Average Reading 1. Time taken to  microwave egg / seconds 40 30 50 35 30 37 2. Distance between the center of adjacent egg whites (uncooked portion) / centimetres 1.6 2.0 1.8 2.3 1.5 1.84 3. Distance between the edges of the adjacent egg whites (spacing between hotspot) / centimetres 6.0 6.2 6.5 6.1 5.9 6.14 4. Speed of light found using formula / ms1 294000000 303800000 318500000 298900000 289100000 300860000 5. Percentage Difference (3sf) / % -1.93 1.37 6.24 -0.298 -3.57 0.356

Graph 1: Graph of Speed of Light Difference Between Experiments and Actual Speed Table 2: Table of results from chocolate experiment (Note: We did carry out this planned experiment, however, we could not draw any conclusions based on our results. More about this in Section 4.4. The formula we used to calculate the speed of light can be seen in Section 4.1)

 Measurements of the dependent variable Independent Variable Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Test 5 Average Reading 1. Time taken to melt chocolate / seconds 120s 95s 70s 60s 75s 84s 2. Distance between the melted chocolate areas / centimetres NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 3. Distance between the edges of the adjacent egg whites / centimetres NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 4. Speed of light found using formula / ms1 NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 5. Percentage Difference (3sf) / % NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL

Table 3: Table of results from marshmallow experiment (Note: We were unable to carry out this planned experiment due to the marshmallows not being Halal. More about this in Section 4.4. The formula we used to calculate the speed of light can be seen in Section 4.1)

 Measurements of the dependent variable Independent Variable Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Test 5 Average Reading 1. Time taken to melt marshmallows / seconds NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 2. Distance between the melted chocolate areas / centimetres NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 3. Distance between the edges of the adjacent egg whites / centimetres NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 4. Speed of light found using formula / ms1 NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 5. Percentage Difference (3sf) / % NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL