# A balanced lever has two weights on it, the first with mass #7 kg # and the second with mass #25 kg#. If the first weight is # 6 m# from the fulcrum, how far is the second weight from the fulcrum?

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Dec 24, 2015

#### Explanation:

We may use the second condition for static equilibrium to solve this problem, that is, that the resultant torque of the system must be zero.

ie,

So in this case,