Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Think and Explain: 70

Answer

As you throw the object, while your hand is in contact with it, the scale reading will increase.

Work Step by Step

Try it and see! The support force from the floor increases, which enables you to exert an extra force on the object to accelerate it upward.
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