|MadSci Network: Physics|
Connie, To help you figure this out: If you can get another bathroom scale try the following experiment. Label one Scale A and the other Scale B. Put both bathroom scales on the floor in front of you ( one for your right foot the other for your left ) Stand with both feet on Scale A write down the reading Stand with both feet on Scale B write down the reading Place the scales side by side but not touching. A for your left foot and B for your right foot. Now stand on both scales one foot on each. Notice your readings. Now ask yourself why the sink was like the second scale? good luck
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