The meter stick in the drawing can rotate about an axis located at the 20.0-cm mark. The axis is perpendicular to the screen. A force F acts at the left end; the force is perpendicular to the meter stick and has a magnitude of 175 N. A second force, either F1 or F2, acts at the 80.0-cm mark, as the drawing shows. The meter stick is in equilibrium. Which force, F1 or F2, acts on the meter stick, and what is its magnitude?
Calculate the rotational inertia of a meter stick, with mass 0.58 kg, about an axis perpendicular to the stick and located at the 43 cm mark. (Treat the stick as a thin rod.) I know I = (1/12)(M)(L^2) and then I need to use the
A meter stick balances horizontally on a knife-edge at the 50.0 cm mark. With two 5.00 g coins stacked over the 7.0 cm mark, the stick is found to balance at the 41.0 cm mark. What is the mass of the meter stick? The answer is 38g
A meter stick balances horizontally on a knife-edge at the 50.0 cm mark. With two 5.00 g coins stacked over the 12.0 cm mark, the stick is found to balance at the 43.0 cm mark. What is the mass of the meter stick?
A uniform meter stick ( 100 cm long) that weighs 0.50 N has a 2 N weight located at the 30 cm mark (from the left) and a 5 N weight at the 85 cm mark (from the left). Where along the meter stick is the center of gravity of this
A particle of mass 0.350 kg is attached to the 100-cm mark of a meter stick of mass 0.175 kg. The meter stick rotates on a frictionless, horizontal table with an angular speed of 6.00 rad/s. (a) Calculate the angular momentum of
A 1 kg mass is hung at the 0 mark of a meter stick and a 3 kg mass is hung at the 100 cm mark of the same meter stick. If the mass of the meter stick is 0.2 kg, at which of the following points of the meter stick could you balance
In lab, a meter stick has its center of gravity at the 45.5 mark. The stick is supported with a meter stick clamp at the 25.0 mrk. A 3.500 kg mass is hung at the 18.2 cm mark to maintain rotational equilibrium. Whats is the
A meter stick has a mass of 200g and its center of gravity is at the 50.0 cm mark. If 150g is attached to the stick at the 10 cm mark, where would an upward force on the stick need to be placed to balance the stick and the added