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Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:26

B1-12: CENTER OF MASS - HINGED STICK PARADOX

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  • ID Code: B1-12
  • Purpose: Illustrate the center of mass in a surprising way
  • Description: To demonstrate center of mass, find how the hammer is supposed to be positioned in order to have it hanging from the loop on the bottom of the board so that the board sticks out horizontally. Question: How can you hang the hammer from the loop on the bottom of the hinged board so that the board will stick straight out horizontally? (A: Insert the handle into the loop so that the head of the hammer is pointing back toward the hinge.)
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: B1, tools
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