You are playing with your younger cousins and find yourself on allfours, with your hands and feet on four bathroom scales on the levelground. You took a “Physics in Everyday Life” course so you can makea reasonable guess that the reading on each scale is obtained by A.yourmass.B.dividing your mass by4.C.dividing your weight by 2.D.dividing your weight by 4. 2.Suppose you are standing on a bathroom scale when you areflying in a jet airplane. For a moment the scale reads less thanyour actual weight. During that moment, it's exerting an upwardforce on you that is 3.Suppose you are standing on a bathroom scale when you areflying in a jet airplane. For a moment the scale reads more thanyour actual weight. During that moment, it's exerting an upwardforce on you that is greater than your weight and you are
4.You are extremely bored during the long summer months whenschool is out of session, so you decide to attach a graphingcalculator to a rubber band and repeatedly bounce it up and downvertically. When the rubber band is at its maximum stretch awayfrom your hand 5.Which system is in a state of stable equilibrium? A.A marble in the bottom of a spherical bowl.B.A Marble on top of a spherical bowl.C.A marble on a flat, level surface.D.A marble rolling down an inclined surface. 6.Suppose your instructor staggers into class after an all-weekendpocket protector seminar and workshop. With the best ofintentions, she tells you in going through an example for the classthat an object in motion is clearly not in equilibrium. Pleasecomment on the scientific validity of your instructor's statement.
Answer: 7.A friend of your joins a weight loss group. Unfortunately, they tryto control the readings on the scales by having you weigh yourselfon either level ground or with the scale on a slight slope. How willthe two weights obtained by these two different methodscompare? Answer:
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