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Homework Help: Static equilibrium!

  1. Jun 9, 2009 #1
    A 1.2 kg board 2.0 m long is pivoted exactly at its center. A 2.0 kg box is at one extreme end. For the board to remain balanced, a 5.6 kg box should be placed how far away from the other end

    2. Relevant equations

    mass1(.5)(2.0)= mass2 (d)

    3. The attempt at a solution

    .357 meters
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  3. Jun 9, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to Pf.

    That looks ok.
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