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ERIC Number: EJ509021
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
How Stable Is Stable?
Baehr, Marie
Physics Teacher, v32 n8 p470-73 Nov 1994
Provides a problem where students are asked to find the point at which a soda can floating in some liquid changes its equilibrium between stable and unstable as the soda is removed from the can. Requires use of Newton's first law, center of mass, Archimedes' principle, stable and unstable equilibrium, and buoyant force position. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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