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Center of Gravity of a Broom
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Description: This will show your students how to find the center of gravity of a broom.

Instructions: Support a broom on two index fingers. Slide fingers together. Your fingers will meet at the center of gravity.

Parts: one broom

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Freier and Anderson Mp-15 Find the center of gravity of a broom, hang a kg mass somewhere on the broom, find the new center of gravity, calculate the weight of the broom by equating torques.

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