University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Equilibrium and Elasticity - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 356: Q11.16


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To stay balanced, the woman’s center of gravity must stay above her area of contact with the floor. The big bump on her front tends to shift her center of mass forward. To compensate, she must lean farther backward than normal, shifting her weight over her feet to remain upright.
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