# Physics help

how would you investigate if the half life of water dripping from a burette is constant? I know the method but what equation and principle would ya'll use?

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1. Water dripping probably does not obey the statistical "half life" laws of radioactivity etc.. In the latter case, the time between counts is distributed according to Poisson statistics. For water dripping, the time between drips is highly regular.

Make a series of measurements of time interval between drips or counts, or the number of drips in a fixed interval,to see if there is a difference.

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2. is the half life of water dripping from a burette constsnt?

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