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Weight and Net Force



1. Draw a free body diagram for an object being lifted near the Earth's surface:

a. Where the lifting force is greater than the weight;

b. Where the lifting force is less than the weight;

c. Where the lifting force is the same size as the weight.

2. Describe the motion in each of the cases above.

3. Write a net force equation in terms of weight (W) and the lifting force (L).



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