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How to make the axle spin on a falling mass powered car?

I am making a falling mass powered car for physics (due tomorrow) and i can‘t seem to get the string to spin on the axle and make the car go. any suggestions??

Answer:

The axle has to have come kind of gearing mechanism to provide some small amount of friction for the string. Or, you could submit a written paper. Something along the lines of, You know how a cat always lands on its feet and toast always fall butter side down.
May 28, 2018

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