# physical science

A simple lever is used to lift a heavy load. When a 60-N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2 m, the load rises 0.2 m. Show what the weight of the load is 360N.

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1. F2*d2 = F1*d1
F2*0.2 = 60 * 1.2
0.2F2 = 72
F2 = 360 N.

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