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Problem M. 274. (December 2006)

M. 274. Measure how the torque exerted by a clothes peg depends on the angle between the prongs of a clothes peg. How much mechanical work is to be done to open the prongs of the peg completely.

(6 pont)

Deadline expired on January 11, 2007.


17 students sent a solution.
6 points:Kőrösi Márton, Láng Marcell, Meszéna Balázs, Pásztor Árpád, Tüzes Dániel.
5 points:Mészáros 639 Ágnes, Pósa László, Roósz Gergő, Székely Gergely, Szél Péter, Vida György.
4 points:4 students.
3 points:1 student.
2 points:1 student.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, December 2006