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Why do objects with greater length feel heavier - and how to calculate perceived weight?

I expect a long hose is harder to drag because most of the length is pressing on the concrete. There is a lot of friction. You could pick up a shorter object, eliminating the friction. @Paulina mostly ...
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Why do objects with greater length feel heavier - and how to calculate perceived weight?

There is indeed an accurate way to calculate the amount of what you call "effort". In physics, this concept is known as work $W$, and is the energy transferred to an object by letting a ...
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