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Newton's First Law

The purpose of this experiment is to determine how external forces influence the motion of a Smart Cart, either by itself, or together with a Friction Block, or tied by a string to masses hanging over a pulley. Analysis of this motion leads to an understanding of Newton's First Law.

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Newton's First Law