February 24, 2017

Homework Help: math

Posted by Traci on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3:01pm.

I need step by step explanation of the following problem. Using the lever system equation F1x=F2(d-x)solve the following problem: A screwdriver 9 in. long is used as a lever to open a can of paint. The tip of the screwdriver is placed under the lip of the can with the fulcrum 0.15 in. from the lip. A force of 30 lb. is applied to the other end of the screwdriver. Find the force on the lip of the can. Very confusing to me please explain. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!

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