1F20.30 - Inertia of Rest - Glass of Water
Place the table cloth flat on the table so that one edge of the cloth hangs over the table edge about 1 foot. Place the beaker of water in the middle of the cloth. Make sure that there are no folds or wrinkles in the cloth behind the beaker. Yank the table cloth out and down very quickly.
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