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## B2-04: VERTICAL FORCES - FOUR SPRING SCALES

• ID Code: B2-04
• Purpose: Show addition of forces along a line
• Description: A set of four spring scales are hung from a stand. Each scale shows the total weight of those hanging below it plus any force exerted downward on the lower scale. The bottom scale measures its own weight, about 3 Newtons. In the picture above, a downward force of 9 Newtons is being exerted by Jack's hand at the bottom of the picture, so the scales read (bottom to top) 12N, 12N, 15N, and 18N.
• Availability: Available
• Loc codes: ME1, FS2
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