Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 5 - Force and Motion-I - Problems: 15a

Answer

108 N

Work Step by Step

The spring scale will read the weight of the salami that it is supporting. Since the mass of the salami is 11kg and Force = ma, the acceleration on the salami is that of gravity (9.81 $m/s^2$), then the scale will read m*g = (11kg)(9.8 $m/s^2$) = 108N
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