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5: Further Applications of Newton's Laws: Friction, Drag, and Elasticity

Thumbnail: Weight (W), the frictional force (Fr), and the normal force (Fn) impacting a cube. Weight is mass (m) multiplied by gravity (g). Image used with permission (CC-SA-BY-3.0; Email4mobile).


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