# A balanced lever has two weights on it, the first with mass #3 kg # and the second with mass #24 kg#. If the first weight is # 9 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 30, 2015

#### Explanation:

Let

Let

Since the lever is balanced so both the torques produced by

Let the mass

Let

Hence the second weight is at a distance of 1.125m from the fulcrum.