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

How close to the edge of the 20.0-kg table shown in Fig 12-54 can a 66.0-kg person sit without tripping?

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I'm going to try and explain it what I've tried...

-I've been trying to solve this using a torque formula, but I can't figure it out. I've tried using it in different way.. but no luck.

-The answer in the back of the book says 0.32meters, but I can't figure out how they got to that number.

-Hopefully you all can help?

Thanks in advance,

Shyam Patel

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# Homework Help: HELP: Problem using Torque Formula

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