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Socola and Brooke are balanced on a teeter-totter plank as shown below. Socola has a mass of 7.7 kg, and Brooke’s mass is 53 kg. Brooke is located 1.0 m from the pivot. Assume the plank is massless, and calculate how far Socola is from the pivot (x).

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    7.7•x = 53• 1
    x=53/7.7 =6.88 m

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