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Comfort with forces

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A biology student who has never taken college physics recently said to me, "One of my first impressions of forces was that they were completely made up. I recognized that everything in science is made up. But with forces I felt a real lack of correspondence to 'real stuff' or 'real processes' in the world. Something about forces seemed suspicious - it still does." Do you agree? Disagree? If you agree, discuss how your sense of "forces in a physics class" is different from your everyday experiences with forces. If you disagree, explain why and how.


Joe Redish 10/27/11

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