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 Name: Normal, Tension, and Other Examples of Forces ID: m42075 Language: English (en) Summary: Define normal and tension forces. Apply Newton's laws of motion to solve problems involving a variety of forces. Use trigonometric identities to resolve weight into components. Subject: Science and Technology Keywords: normal force, tension, weight License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.6 (history) First publication date: Dec 21, 2011 11:57 am -0600 Last revision to module: Jun 13, 2013 10:03 am -0500

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 Version: 1.6 Jun 13, 2013 10:03 am -0500 by Changes: `chopped off bit` Version: 1.5 Jul 5, 2012 8:24 pm -0500 by Changes: `image updates and LO modification` Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 1:16 pm -0500 by Changes: `Review changes` Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 12:53 pm -0500 by Changes: `consistency, LO, image cropping` Version: 1.2 May 2, 2012 3:44 pm -0500 by Changes: `initial content publication` Version: 1.1 Dec 21, 2011 11:58 am -0600 by Changes: `Created module`

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