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Posted by **Brittany** on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:08pm.

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**rbowh**, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:19pmFor a seesaw to balance, weight X distance on one side of the seesaw has to equal weight X distance on the other side.

x = distance of adult

14 - x = distance of child

204x = 81.6(14 - x)

Simplify the equation and solve for x.

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