# A balanced lever has two weights on it, the first with mass #7 kg # and the second with mass #4 kg#. If the first weight is # 8 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2017

The distance is

#### Explanation:

The first mass is

The second mass is

The distance

Taking moments about the fulcrum

Therefore,