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A father and son sitting on opposite sides of a seesaw balance each other. What is the father's weight if he is seated at 0.5m away from fulcrum and son is seated at 1.5m away from the fulcrum and weighs 200N?

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  1. 200(1.5) = .5 w
    w = 600 Newtons

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  2. 3.25

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