ID#: 15080
This image depicts a spring scale, used to determine ones weight in pounds. When a person steps unto this scale, springs located within its housing, compress, due to the effect that the force of gravity has upon the person’s body. By measuring the change in tension placed upon the internal springs, a reading is provided on its face.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Debora Cartagena
Creation Date: 2012
Photo Credit: Debora Cartagena
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.