Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 4 - Section 4.5 - Using Newton’s Second Law - Conceptual Example - Page 60: 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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