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Falling Sticks

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A pair of upright meter sticks, with their lower ends against a wall, are allowed to fall to the floor. One is bare, and the other has a heavy weight attached to its upper end.
 
The stick to hit the floor first is the
 
    a) bare stick
    b) weighted stick
    c) …both the same
 
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