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Old 05-27-2017, 08:08 PM   #31
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Default Re: Can you Parry a Bear?

Originally Posted by Hellboy View Post
Not necessarily, if in a low gravity environment.
Force equals mass times acceleration, not weight times acceleration. The bear's mass doesn't change in low gravity, only its weight.

You can pick up a bear in 0.1G that you couldn't pick up in 1.0G, but it takes just as much force to swing that bear in 0.1G as it does to swing the bear in 1.0G.
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