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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Hunter on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 8:10pm.

The head of a hammer is loose and you wish to tighten it by banging it against the top of a workbench. Why is it better to hold the hammer with the handle down, as shown below, rather than with the head down? Explain in terms of inertia.

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