1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Another torque problem

  1. Jul 17, 2006 #1
    I have another question,

    A 15.0 kg child is sitting on a plyground teeer-totter, 1.50m from the pivot. What force, applied 0.300m on the other side of the pivot, is need to make the cild lift off the ground?

    I got the Force to be 735.8N, is this correct?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 17, 2006 #2

    Doc Al

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Looks good to me. (Too many significant figures though.)
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Another torque problem
  1. Another torque problem (Replies: 3)