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    A chain of mass  M and length  L is suspended vertically with its lower end touching a scale. The chain is released and falls onto the scale. What is the reading of the scale when a length  x of the chain has fallen? Neglect the size of the individual links.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heathrowjohnny View Post
    A chain of mass  M and length  L is suspended vertically with its lower end touching a scale. The chain is released and falls onto the scale. What is the reading of the scale when a length  x of the chain has fallen? Neglect the size of the individual links.
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