# A balanced lever has two weights on it, the first with mass #16 kg # and the second with mass #3 kg#. If the first weight is # 7 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

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Apr 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

Well, if the lever is balanced, the torque (or, the moment of force) has to be the same. Hence,

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