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Back and forth motion lab?

  1. Jun 6, 2010 #1
    Do any of these five objects move in similar ways? Which ones? What do they have in common?
    -Oscillating pendulum
    -dynamics cart rolling up and down an incline
    -student jumping into the air
    -mass oscillating at the end of a spring
    -ball tossed into the air

    My guess would be that they all move in similar ways?? I don't think I really understand what I'm being asked here. Any help would be awesome, thanks guys.
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  3. Jun 6, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi hereitgoes! Welcome to PF! :wink:
    hmm :smile:

    students don't bounce! :rofl:​

    but i think they want you to compare the forces (or accelerations) :wink:
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