# A balanced lever has two weights on it, the first with mass #5 kg # and the second with mass #8 kg#. If the first weight is # 12 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

1st load

distance from fulcrum

2nd load

distance from fulcrum

We have,

now solve for

solving