1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Torque is used to determine the weight of an object. A 10.0 m long pole weighing 20.0 N has its center of gravity 2.00 m from one end. An object of unknown weight is hung at the end opposite the center of gravity. With the object hanging at this end, the pole now balances 2.00 m from the unknown weight. What is the weight of the unknown weight?

2. Relevant equations

T = F * R

3. The attempt at a solution

T = 20 * 2

= 40 ?

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