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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

A weight lifter stands on a bathroom scale. (a) As she pumps a barbell up and down, what happens to the reading on the scale? (b) Suppose she is strong enough to actually throw the barbell upward. How does the reading on the scale vary now?

(a)

To determine
The reading on the scale.

Explanation

The reading on the scale is given by the magnitude of upward force exerted by the lifter.

The direction of force exerted by the barbell on the lifter is always downwards. At equilibrium, the upward force exerted by lifter is equal to the weight and the downward force exerted by the barbell...

(b)

To determine
The reading on the scale.

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