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Subject: Gravity and Scale Readings

Date: Fri May 20 01:10:31 2005
Posted by Connie
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Area of science: Physics
ID: 1116569431.Ph

Suppose you are standing on a bathroom scale next to a sink. How does the 
reading on the scale change if you push down on the sink? I know that the 
readings will be smaller, as my experiments showed but why? Please explain to 
me where the energies went? I know there's gravity, but, what else?

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