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Inertia and the Second Law

A force is applied directly to the cart by pulling and pushing on the attached Force Sensor. The resulting acceleration is measured by the Motion Sensor, and the analysis of a Force vs. Acceleration graph allows the concept of "inertia" to be quantified.

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Source: Lab #17

Comprehensive 850 Physics System Experiments

Inertia and the Second Law