Thread: Changing mass
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Jan31-13, 02:06 PM
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You are on the right track. a = T/m and it takes calculus.

The derivitive of 1/m with respect to m is -1/m2

So for constant T, the derivitive of T/m with respect to m is -T/m2

The minus sign indicates that as m increases the quotient T/m decreases.