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    Mechanics Problem

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    1. What is the advantage of transferring masses from one side to the other instead of adding masses to one side?

    2. What is the difference between uniform motion (constant velocity) and uniformly accelerated motion?

    3. Why should the pulley be as light as possible and nearly frictionless?

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    What is the advantage of transferring masses from one side to the other instead of adding masses to one side?
    Answer: The calibration of the Atwood's machine is much faster when transferring masses from one side to the other because one side becomes lighter and the other ...

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