# math

A 65-kg boy is sitting on a seesaw 0.6 m from the balance point. How far from the balance point should a 40-kg girl sit so that the seesaw remains balance?

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1. The mass x distance products on the opposte sides must be equal.

65*0.6 = 40*X

Solve for X

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2. 0.975 m

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