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Two children seat themselves on a seesaw, the one on the left has a weight of 400N whlie the one on the right weighs 300N. The fulcrum is at the midpoint of the seesaw, if the child on the left is not at the end but is 1.5m from the fulcrum, and the seesaw is balanced, what is the torque provided by the weight of the child on the right?

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