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The Physics Philes, lesson 66: Walk the Plank!

As promised last week, I’m back with a sample problem dealing with a body’s center of gravity! So let’s dive right in, shall we? Let’s say you have a wooden plank that is 6.0 m long and weighs 90 kg. You set the plank of wood on top of two …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 39: Angling to Get Ahead

In which bodies are rigid, circles are drawn, and degrees are converted. Okey dokey, people. We just finished our discussion of momentum. It was glorious, but it’s time to move on. We have bigger fish to fry. And by “fish” I mean “topics” and by “to fry” I mean “to …

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