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  1. Mar 30, 2009 #1

    i need some help.. boiled egg will rotate for long time or unboiled and why?I hope u people will help me out..Thanx
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  3. Mar 31, 2009 #2


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    It is easier to understand if u flip a bottle of water. The fluid will move inside and cause a bit of friction ( enough to stop it spinning after 1 or 2 turns). If u freeze the water in the bottle (plastic bottle might be better) and flip ( spin it) it will turn for a very long time. Same for the egg.
  4. Mar 31, 2009 #3
    It depends on how you spin it up.
  5. Mar 31, 2009 #4


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    Energy is lost due to the viscose motion of the liquid in the raw egg, slowing it down faster.
  6. Mar 31, 2009 #5
    Thanx Lok and other guyz for help...
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