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Homework Help: This questions stumbled all my classmates, see if you guys are smarter.

  1. Oct 12, 2004 #1
    Okay here is the 1 million dollar 100 bonus mark question....

    If you have spring scale that can ONLY weighs no more than 25 KG. You have a mass that is MORE than 25 KG. How can you figure out the weight NOT using ANY SPRINGS, SCALES, OR ANYTHING ASSOCIATED WITH SPRINGS AND SCALES. Items MUST be common objects. (answer can't be too "wild")
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  3. Oct 12, 2004 #2
    a bit more clarification on " NOT using ANY SPRINGS, SCALES" would be nice.

    could you still use the spring scale you're already given.
  4. Oct 12, 2004 #3


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    There are lots of easy answers. Perhaps you could come up with some yourself.
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