JiTT for Wednesday September 16. Answer the following questions by 8:30 AM. Include at least one sentence (English please!) explaining how you arrived at your answer. Longer answers are permissible.
You are riding an elevator and the cable breaks. Why do you feel weightless? Relate your answers to Newton's second law.
On Monday we discussed friction. In the animation below you are asked to determine the force of friction and whether it is static or kinetic. The mass of the block in each case is 1 kg. Position is given in meters and time is given in seconds.
Please wait for the animation to completely load."