Purpose: Determine the mass of a meter stick without directly measuring it.
Select the appropriate materials you will use.
__ Meter Stick __ Thermometer __ Stop watch __ Washers __ Knife edge
__ Plastic ruler __ Known Masses __ String __ Pencil __ Metal/wooden rod
__ Marbles __ Cardboard pieces __ Sponge pad __ Sticky tape __ Elastics
You are not allowed to use a scale!
How do i work this out?...im stuck
The Attempt at a Solution
I think from the conditions of mechanical equilibrium, Net Force = 0 and Net torque = 0 you could solve it... But im not sure how.....