Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 4 - Section 4.5 - Using Newton’s Second Law - Conceptual Example - Page 64: 4.1


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Since you are rotating, it follows that the net force must be downward. Therefore, we find that the force the scale exerts on you must be less than the force of gravity. This means that the reading on the scale will be lower.
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