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Explain why it is easier to push an empty box than a box full of books?

Asked by Topperlearning User 20th September 2016, 1:15 PM
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Heavier objects have more inertia than lighter objects. So, inertia of an object depends on its mass. Thus, the box filled with books has more inertia than the empty box due to which it it is easier to push an empty box than a box full of books.

Answered by Expert 20th September 2016, 3:15 PM
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