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Wooohooo! Had to make a mousetrap car for Physics and I got a 100! :D
Nov 15 2013 10:35 AM
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    And the friction of the axel on whatever you have holding the axel in place. :P Mine ended up going 4.9 meters (where 3 was the minimum to get a 100). If I added an extension to the mousetrap arm, it could have gone a lot farther I believe. Pics coming up!
    Nov 15 2013 11:11 AM
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    Waser Lave
    It would be interesting to see how it would compare to using a flywheel.
    Nov 15 2013 11:15 AM
  • James's Photo

    I used Hotwheels CDs as the back wheels. :P But in class, my mousetrap sprung and flew my car to the floor, breaking one of the wheels. Needless to say, I used a lot of tape to fix it. :P
    Nov 15 2013 11:17 AM