Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Think and Explain: 55

Answer

No, this cannot be done.

Work Step by Step

The reading on each scale is the tension in the rope, and the tension is the same throughout the rope in this situation.
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