physics

A staging that weighs Wstaging supports a
painter weighing 560 N. The reading on the
left scale is 610 N and the reading on the right
scale is 460 N.
What is the weight of the staging?
Answer in units of N.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 273
  1. wouldn't the total weight be 1070?
    subtract the painters weight...and...

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    👨‍🏫
    bobpursley

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A different scaffold that weighs 400 N supports two painters, one 500 N and the other 400 N. The reading in the left scale is 800 N. What is the reading in the righth and scale?

  2. physics

    A staging that weighs Wstaging supports a painter weighing 620 N. The reading on the left scale is 660 N and the reading on the right scale is 410 N. What is the weight of the staging? Answer in units of N

  3. PHYSICS - plz help

    A house painter uses a chair and pulley arrangement to lift himself up the side of a house. The painter's mass is 69.2 kg and the chair's mass is 24.0 kg. With what force must he pull down on the rope in order to accelerate upward

  4. Physics

    An air-conditioner unit is fastened to a roof that slopes upward at an angle of 37.0 degrees. In order that the unit not slide down the roof, the component of the unit's weight parallel to the roof cannot exceed 560 N. What is the

  1. Math

    Two painters can paint a room in 2 hours if they work together. The less experienced painter takes 4 hours more than the more experienced painter to finish the job. How long does it take for the less experienced painter to paint

  2. physics

    A 4-m wooden platform weighing 160 N is suspended from the roof of a house by ropes attached to its ends. A painter weighing 640 N stands 1.2 m from the left-hand end of the platform. Find the tension in each of the ropes

  3. COLLEGE PHYSICS

    a uniform bridge span weighs 50x10^3 and is 40m long. A car weighing 15X10^3 is parked with its center of gravity located 12m from the right pier. what upward support force does the left pier provide? im lost....this is what i

  4. Physics!!!!222

    2. A 75.0-kg painter climbs a ladder that is 2.75 m long leaning against a vertical wall. The ladder makes a 30.0° angle with the wall. (a) How much work does is done by gravity on the painter? (b) Does the answer to part (a)

  1. Medical physics

    A silver cube (density of silver is 10 g/cm3) with side length of 3 cm weighs more than an aluminium cube (density of aluminium is 2.96 g/cm3) with side length of 4 cm. The cubes are each suspended by a string and allowed to be

  2. Physics

    A painter of weight 1000N stands 1.0m from the left-hand end of a uniform plank which is 5.0m long and weighs 800N. The plank is supported by two trestles each 0.5m from the opposite ends. Thre are two upward forces P and Q acting

  3. Physics

    A man whose mass is 80kg stands on a sprin g weighing machine inside an elevator. What is the reading of the weighing machine when the elevator starts to ascend with an acceleration of 2

  4. Physics

    A house painter is standing on a uniform, horizontal platform that is held in equilibrium by two cables attached to supports on the roof. The painter has a mass of 75 kg and the mass of the platform is 20.0 kg. The distance from

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.