Two children with masses of 24 and 31 kg are sitting on a balanced seesaw. If the lighter child is sitting 3 m from the center, where is the heavier child sitting?

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  1. Tcw=Tccw



    Gravity (g) on both sides of equation and cancel.

    Solve for x:




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  2. the heavier child has to be closer to the center , not farther away

    (24 kg) * (3 m) = (31 kg) * (x m)

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  3. That is correct.




    Gravity (g) on both sides of equation and cancel.

    Solve for x:



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