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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 month ago

physics 101?

A horseshoe is heated in a blacksmith's furnace until it glows blue/white. Does the mass of the horseshoe change? If so, explain how and why.

 b) If a spring is stretched to twice its equilibrium length, has the spring's mass been altered in the process? If so, explain how and why.

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  • 1 month ago
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    it will increase a bit as the hot iron oxidizes in the air. the oxygen adds mass.


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