# Weight / Fulcrum problem

by jschaaf5
Tags: fulcrum, weight
 Mentor P: 7,320 The torque about the axels must be the same at all points on the trailer so the force * distance is the same at all points. x is the location of the center of your load. $$1600 x = 250 * 96$$ $$x = \frac {250lb * 96in} {1600lb} = 15in$$