The Physics of Cats and Buttered Toast

Question If you dropped a cat with a piece of buttered toast tied to its back (butter side up of course) which way up would it land? Answer Well Acording to Newtons third law, a force acting upon an object will exert an equal but opposite force on the adjacent object. The cat exerts a force say C on the toast, which in mathematical notation is where C is the Mass of cat. Acording to Murphys law of probabilaty, any event in a constant time frame is said to happen to the inverse of the most preferable. In this case, we have only two possible cases, toast T lands buttered side up or (Inverse probability of toast) landing downward. But […]

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