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P09-04: Weight and Weightlessness

P09-04: Weight and Weightlessness

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This will revise what we've already discussed regarding what "weight" is.

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ASSIGNMENT

This can be a confusing topic, so you've got a lot of help.  There is this SCREENCAST, this INTERACTIVE FIGURE, and three videos.  I don't want this to be overwhelming, but I do want you to have a few ways to understand this topic.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

My Weight and Weightlessness Video

Apparent Weightlessness

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.

Hewitt's Weight and Weightlessness Video

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.