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Equal Torques, But Not Equal Masses
# 1J10.251


Description: This two-piece broom will show how unequal masses can cause equal torques.

Instructions: Find the center of gravity of the broom. The broom has been severed at this point and is held together by a small dowel. Seperate the broom into two parts. Mass the two parts to show that the masses are different even though the torques were equal.

Parts: broom (in two pieces)
scale

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 1 hour

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