# A balanced lever has two weights on it, one with mass #3 kg# and one with mass #8 kg#. If the first weight is # 7 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

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Aug 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

The force x distance on one side of the fulcrum must equal the force times the distance on the other side of the fulcrum.

Subsitute the values into the equation and solve.