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Wedge problem

  1. Jul 8, 2008 #1
    hi..
    i have a problem that i need to solve..
    in the attached mage, there is a submerged object in water cousing na upward lift force of 100kg. above it is a lever with a weigh attached to it weighing at 90kg. wll this weight difference be enough to move the metal wedge from point a into point d, provided that the wedge is attached to a rope that will slide it along the yellow surface as it goes up out of the water.
     

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  3. Jul 14, 2008 #2
    I Think That It Would All Have To Do With How Hard Are You Pulling The Rope.
     
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