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For a seesaw that 14 ft long, where should the fulcrum be placed to balance a 204 lbs adult and a 81.6 lbs child?

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For a seesaw to balance, weight X distance on one side of the seesaw has to equal weight X distance on the other side.

14 - x = distance of child

204x = 81.6(14 - x)

Simplify the equation and solve for x.

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