So I have a question that I figure there is a simple equation for but I don't know what it is and when I have done some tests I see that the equation may not be a simple as I thought. Any help with find the equation to this question is much appreciated.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Situation:

- I have a bar that is solid mounted to a structure and running at 90 degrees of the structure

- The bar length may be anything ie: 1 meter

- I have a weight sitting on that bar at the far end from the mounting point, maybe 50kg

Question:

- What is the calculation to find the resultant weight at themounting pointof the bar?

When I tested this with a 15kg weight on scales at 1 meter out from the mounting point the scales read 45kg so it has multiplied by 3 times but this was a crude test done on scales and in a garage so I can't trust it 100% and it doesn't give me a formula;)

Any help is appreciated!

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