This one should be quick and easy, but I just can't seem to get it:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

"A college rower can easily push a small car along a flat road, but she cannot lift the car in the air. Since the mass of the car is constant, how can you explain this discrepancy?"

Edit: I'm thinking that friction can be overcome more easily than gravity...but I'm struggling to prove that.

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# Homework Help: Physics + Logic = tired brain :biggrin:

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