# A lever is 5m long. The distance from fulcrum to the weight to be lifted is 1m. If the worker pushes on the opposite end with 400N, what is the max weight that can be lifted?

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1. ### Physics

A lever is 5m long. The distance from fulcrum to the weight to be lifted is 1m. If the worker pushes on the opposite end with 400N, what is the max weight that can be lifted? l=5m h=1m F=400N F_g=? torque=F_g*l I first must find torque so that I can plug it into the above ...
2. ### physics

a lever is 5 m long. The distance from the fulcrum to the weight to be lifted is 1 m. If a 3000 N rock is to be lifted, how much force must be excerted on the lever?
3. ### Algebra 1

The weight needed to balance a lever varies inversely with the distance from the fulcrum to the weight. A 120-lb weight is placed on a lever, 5 ft from the fulcrum. What amount of weight, in pounds, should be placed 8 ft from the fulcrum to balance the lever?
4. ### theory of machine

a differential band brake has a drum of diameter 800mm. the two ends of the band are fixed to the pins on the opposite sides of the fulcrum of the lever at a distance of a=40mm and b=200mm from the fulcrum. the angle of contact is 270 degree and mue = 0.2 .determine the brake ...
5. ### PHYSICS

A box is lifted with a pry bar, by slipping the bar under the box and lifting up on the bar. If the pry bar is 2m in length and it is grasped at the end, and the box is located at the opposite end, the fulcrum, with its center of gravity at a distance of 0.5 m from the fulcrum...
6. ### PHYSICS

A box is lifted with a pry bar, by slipping the bar under the box and lifting up on the bar. If the pry bar is 2m in length and it is grasped at the end, and the box is located at the opposite end, the fulcrum, with its center of gravity at a distance of 0.5 m from the fulcrum...
7. ### physics

3. A man lifts various loads with the same lever. The distance of the applied force from the fulcrum is 1.00 m, and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is 0.250 m. What is the mechanical advantage of the lever? What is the ideal mechanical advantage of the lever? What is...
8. ### physics

A man lifts various loads with the same lever. The distance of the applied force from the fulcrum is 1.00 m, and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is 0.250 m. What is the mechanical advantage of the lever? What is the ideal mechanical advantage of the lever? What is ...
9. ### science

A man lifts various loads with the same lever. The distance of the applied force from the fulcrum is 1.00 m, and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is 0.250 m. What is the mechanical advantage of the lever? What is the ideal mechanical advantage of the lever? What is ...

A box is lifted with a pry bar, by slipping the bar under the box and lifting up on the bar. If the pry bar is 2m in length and it is grasped at the end, and the box is located at the opposite end, the fulcrum, with its center of gravity at a distance of 0.5 m from the fulcrum...
11. ### physics

a man lifts various loads with the same lever. The distance of the applied force from the fulcrum is 2.50 m and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is 0.500 m. A graph of resistance force vs. effort force is shown. What is the mechanical advantage of the lever? What is ...
12. ### physics

A man lifts various loads with the same lever. The distance of the applied force from the fulcrum is 2.00 m and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is 0.500 m. A graph of resistance force vs. effort force is shown. What is the mechanical advantage of the lever? What is ...
13. ### physical science

An input force of 20 newtons is applied to a lever at a distance of 2 meters from the fulcrum. An object 0.5 m away from the fulcrum (and on the other side) is lifted by the 20-N force. What is the output force? A. 10 N B. 20 N C. 40 N D. 80 N
14. ### Mechanics & hydromechanics

A uniform 98 N pipe is used as a lever. Where the fulcrum must be placed if a 504 N weight at one end is to balance a 192 N weight at the other end?
15. ### Physics

A weight of 31 N is located a distance of 10.8 cm from the fulcrum of a simple balance beam. At what distance from the fulcrum should a weight of 17 N be placed on the opposite side in order to balance the system?
16. ### Math

A worker tearing down a barn uses a crowbar 4feet long with the shorter end being 2 inches from the fulcrum. If the worker can exert a force of 150lbs at one end of the crowbar, how great a force can be exerted at the other end? (Note the differences in units, 2 inches and ...
17. ### math

A fulcrum of a lever (which is placed horizontally) is placed 8 meters from a force of 28 Newton and another force of 14 Newton is placed on the opposite side from the fulcrum. Determine the distance between the forces of 14 Newton from the fulcrum in order to achieve ...
18. ### math

A fulcrum of a lever (which is placed horizontally) is placed 8 meters from a force of 28 Newton and another force of 14 Newton is placed on the opposite side from the fulcrum. Determine the distance between the forces of 14 Newton from the fulcrum in order to achieve ...
19. ### physics

Find the force (in newton) required to lift a mass of 26 kg load with a wheelbarrow (2nd class lever) with the load at 0.75 m from the fulcrum and being lifted at 1.7 m from the fulcrum, assuming ideal conditions.
20. ### physics

Two children seat themselves on a seesaw, the one on the left has a weight of 400N whlie the one on the right weighs 300N. The fulcrum is at the midpoint of the seesaw, if the child on the left is not at the end but is 1.5m from the fulcrum, and the seesaw is balanced, what is...
21. ### Physics

A uniform of 100N pipe is use as a lever. When must the fulcrum (supported point) be placed if a 500N weight at one end to balance a 200N weight at the other end? How much load must support (S) hold?
22. ### Science

A 100 N force acting on a lever 2 m from the fulcrum balances on object0.5 m from the fulcrum on the other arm what is the weight of the object. (In newtons)? What is the mass (in kg)?
23. ### Physics

A force of 60 N is exerted on one end of a 1.0-m-long lever. The other end of the lever is attached to a rotating rod that is perpendicular to the lever. By pushing down on the end of the lever, you can rotate the rod. If the force on the lever is exerted at an angle of ...
24. ### Math word problem

I have this word problem that I can't figure out. The problem is: A 15 lb weight is positioned 10 in. form a fulcrum. At what distance from the fulcrum must a 12 lb weigt be positioned to keep the scale balanced? The substitute that I had today said that the 12 lb. weight ...
25. ### physics

A simple lever is used to lift a heavy load. When a 60-N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2 m, the load rises 0.2 m. Show that the weight of the load is 360 N.
26. ### phycis

59. A simple lever is used to lift a heavy load. When a 60-N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2 m, the load rises 0.2 m. Show that the weight of the load is 360 N.
27. ### engineering

A lever is used to lift a heavy load. A 50 N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2 m and the load rises 0.2 m. Calculate in weight of the load. Neglect friction
28. ### physical science

A simple lever is used to lift a heavy load. When a 60-N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2 m, the load rises 0.2 m. Show what the weight of the load is 360N.
29. ### Physics

A uniform 100-N pipe is used as lever. Where the fulcrum (the support point) must be placed if a 500-N weight at one end is to balance a 200-N weight at the other end? What is the reaction force exerted by the support on the pipe?
30. ### Physics

1-A car is lifted a certain distance in a service station and therefore has potential energy with respect to the floor. If it were lifted twice as high, how much potential energy would it have? Answer: twice as much 2-Two cars, one twice as heavy as the other, are lifted to ...
31. ### science-physics

A worker sits at one end of a 183-N uniform rod that is 2.80 m long. A weight of 107 N is placed at the other end of the rod. The rod is balanced when the pivot is 0.670 m from the worker. Calculate the weight of the worker
32. ### Physics

A worker sits at one end of a 199-N uniform rod that is 2.80 m long. A weight of 120 N is placed at the other end of the rod. The rod is balanced when the pivot is 0.630 m from the worker. Calculate the weight of the worker
33. ### physics

A uniform, 264-N rod that is 2.05 m long carries a 225-N weight at its right end and an unknown weight W toward the left end. When W is placed 47.9 cm from the left end of the rod, the system just balances horizontally when the fulcrum is located 82.7 cm from the right end. ...
34. ### Algebra

Two children balance on opposite ends of a seesaw. One child weighs 45 pounds and the other weighs 38 pounds. The distance between them is 10 feet. What is the distance of each child from the fulcrum (the center balance point of the seesaw)? (HINT: The product of the distance ...
35. ### Science (simple machines)

The plank is 3.6 metres long. It is being used as a lever to lift a 40-kilogram box. This represents a load of 400 newtons. (a) If the fulcrum were placed in the centre of the plank, what downward effort would the man on the right need to apply to raise the box? (b) If the man...
36. ### Physics

A 100N force acting on a lever 2m from the fulcrum balances an object 0.5m from the fulcrum on the other arm. What is the weight of the object(in newtons)?What is it's mass (in kg)?
37. ### Basic mechanical engg.

Forces 10N and 50N are to be balance at the end of 1m long lever.Where should be the position of fulcrum?
38. ### Physics

If a lever has a mechanical advantage of 6, and the distance from the fulcrum to the load is .05m, how far is it from the fulcrum to the effort? I think I'm supposed to use some sort of kinematics formula, but I'm really confused.
39. ### Calculus

The seesaw principle: As you probably know, any two persons can balance each other when sitting on opposite sides of a seesaw, regardless of their weights. It is only necessary that each person contribute the same moment â€” calculated by multiplying the personâ€™s ...
40. ### physics

two people carry a heavy electric motor by placing it on a light board 2m long.one person lifts at one end with a force of 700N, and the other lifts the opposite end with a force of 400N.Calculate the weight of the motor and determine where its center of Gravity is Located
41. ### physics

two people carry a heavy electric motor by placing it on a light board 2m long.one person lifts at one end with a force of 700N, and the other lifts the opposite end with a force of 400N.Calculate the weight of the motor and determine where its center of Gravity is Located
42. ### physics

two people carry a heavy electric motor by placing it on a light board 2m long.one person lifts at one end with a force of 700N, and the other lifts the opposite end with a force of 400N.Calculate the weight of the motor and determine where its center of Gravity is Located
43. ### science

a worker pushes a box with a horizontal force of 50 N over a level distance of 5m. If a frictional force of 43 N acts on the box in a direction opposite to that of the worker, what was the net work done to the box?
44. ### physics

A worker pushes a wheelbarrow with a force of 40 N over a level distance of 6.0 m. If a frictional force of 24 N acts on the wheelbarrow in a direction opposite to that of the worker, what net work is done on the wheelbarrow?
45. ### Science

You Are Out In The Woods And You Need To Move A Boulder That Is In The Way, You Happen To Have A Long 2-by-4 Board With You And You Decide To Use It As A Lever. You Find A Rock To Act As A Fulcrum. Which Of The Following Would Be A Good Thing To Try? I believe the answer is A ...
46. ### physics

A person uses a lever to lift a load. The person pushes downward with a force of 17 N a vertical distance of 1.8 m. Under ideal condidtions (no friction, bending, etc.), how high up can a load weighing 610 N be lifted? h(lift)=_____cm
47. ### physics

A boy exerts a force of 210 N on a lever to raise a 1.25 103 N rock a distance of 12 cm. If the efficiency of the lever is 88.7%, how far did the boy move his end of the lever? Thanks for all your help :) <3, PhysicsCrazy<3
48. ### SCIENCE!!

what is a fulcrum, the effort and the load? also what is a Class 1 lever, Class 2 lever, and Class 3 lever? plz helpp! thanks:)
49. ### Physics

Consider a lever rod of length 7.96 m, weight 71 N and uniform density. The lever rod is pivoted on one end and is supported by a cable attached at a point 1.74 m from the other end: ￼￼￼￼￼ ￼￼￼￼The lever rod is in equilibrium at angle of 54◦ from the ...
50. ### math

I need step by step explanation of the following problem. Using the lever system equation F1x=F2(d-x)solve the following problem: A screwdriver 9 in. long is used as a lever to open a can of paint. The tip of the screwdriver is placed under the lip of the can with the fulcrum ...
51. ### physical science

alever is used to lift a heavy load. when a to-n force pushes one end of the lever down 1.2m the load rises 0.2m. show the weight of the load is 300n
52. ### Physics

A uniform, 274-N rod that is 2.05m long carries a 225-N weight at its right end and an unknown weight W toward the left end.When W is placed 50.3cm from the left end of the rod, the system just balances horizontally when the fulcrum is located 78.0cm from the right end. i ...
53. ### physics

Susie and Sally are seated on opposing sides of a seesaw. Sally weighs 500 N and is seated a distance of 2 m from the fulcrum (point of rotation). Susie weighs 450 N and is seated a distance of 2.5 m from the fulcrum. Who is being lifted upward?
54. ### physics

A 70 kg man stands at the end of a 12 m long platform. The end opposite to the man rests on the edge of a wall, and a support column is located a distance d = 3 m from the end with the man. The platform itself has a mass of 300 kg. (a) How much weight does the column support...
55. ### integrated physics and chemistry

If the torques on a lever are not equal, the lever will rotate about the fulcrum. i cant find the answer to this anywhere in the lesson. it is a true/false statement. can someone help me?
56. ### Science

Lever, You Find A Smaller Rock, Use As A Fulcrum, You Place It A Meter From Boulder. What Works? """I choose A"""" A)move the fulcrum rock closer to the boulder b)move the fulcrum rock farther from the boulder c) try using the board without a fulcrum d) try shortening your board
57. ### Physics

A 3 m long lever is used to lift a mass of 500 kg. If a force of 200 N is to be used to life the mass, then how far from the mass should the fulcrum be placed? Assume the mass and the force act at the ends of the lever.
58. ### Physics

A 3 m long lever is used to lift a mass of 500 kg. If a force of 200 N is to be used to life the mass, then how far from the mass should the fulcrum be placed? Assume the mass and the force act at the ends of the lever.
59. ### Kinesiology

Joey weighs 77 lb and sits on a seesaw at a distance of 30 inches from the fulcrum. Jenny weighs 67 lb and sits on the opposite side of the seesaw at a distance of 48 inches from the fulcrum. Mikey weighs 30 lb and wants to play but doesn’t know where to sit in order to make...
60. ### Science

Please help me. This is the question. A diver weighing 500N is positioned at the right end of a diving board with a length of 4m and negligible weight. The board is bolted down at the left end while being supported 1.5 m away from the fulcrum. a.)Find the forces F1 and F2 that...
61. ### Physics

Your 50 lb sister is seated at one end of a 12 ft teeter totter. If the fulcrum is in the center, what is the moment of her weight? If you weigh 100 lbs, how far from the fulcrum must you sit in order to balance her? (I thought it may be 6 feet)
62. ### Math

Two children sit on a seesaw that is 14 ft long. One child weighs 95 lb, and the other child weighs 69 lb. If x is the distance of the 69-pound child from the fulcrum when the seesaw balances, state the value of each of the other variables in the lever-system formula F1x = F2(...
63. ### science

were must be the pivot situated on a straight lever 2m long,if a downward effort of 200N at one end is to lift a mass of 50kg at the other end.state the distance from the effort.
64. ### Physics

Engineering 100 Homework Problem #1 Below is a diagram of a beam supported on the left end by a pin connection, and toward the right side by a simple fulcrum. A force F is applied to the far right end of the beam as shown. The uniform beam has mass, m, length, l, and the ...

A homeowner is trying to move a stubborn rock from his yard which has a mass of 1025 kg. By using a lever arm (a piece of wooden board) and a fulcrum (or pivot point) the homeowner will have a better chance of moving the rock. The homeowner places the fulcrum 24.4 cm from the ...
66. ### Physics

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?
67. ### physics

. A 90cm uniform lever has a load of 30N suspended at 15cm from one of its ends. If the fulcrum is at the centre of gravity, calculate the force that must be applied at its other end to keep it horizontal
68. ### Physics

A 10-ft,25lb seesaw is balanced by a little girl with a weight of 50lbs and her father with a weight of 200lbs at opposite ends. How far from the seesaw's center of mass must the fulcrum be placed?
69. ### physics

a uniform rod 100cm long and weighing 50N is supported in a horizontal position on a fulcrum with weights 80N and 100N suspended from its end. compute the position of a fulcrum.draw the illustration.
70. ### Physics

If a lever is 6 feet long and the fulcrum is six inches from a 500 N boulder, how many newtons of force would be needed to life the boulder?
71. ### physics

A force of 300N lifts a mass of 120kg with help of lever whose length is 2.4 m.The distance between fulcrum and mass is a) 40cm b) 48cm c) 80cm d) 171cm
72. ### algebra

To balance a seesaw, the distance, in feet, a person is from the fulcrum is inversely proportional to the person's weight, in pounds. Peter, who weighs 150 pounds, is sitting 3 feet away from the fulcrum. If Joey weighs 90 pounds, how far from the fulcrum should he sit to ...
73. ### physics

Two people (from the 1950s!) sit on opposite sides of a uniform board of length L. One person, of mass m1 = 50.0 kg, sits at a point 1.90 m to the left of the fulcrum. The fulcrum is located at the center of the board. The other person, of mass 45.0 kg, sits at a point a ...
74. ### HELP! - Physics

I need help with this. A frustrated farmer is trying to move a large rock from his land. The stone has a mass of 1275 kg. By using a piece of board as a lever and a fulcrum the farmer will have a better chance of moving the rock. The farmer places the fulcrum 0.288 m from the ...
75. ### physics

Ayesha exerts a force of 186 N on a lever to raise a 2.70 × 103-N object to a height of 29.0 cm. If the efficiency of the lever is 83.3 percent, how far does Ayesha move her end of the lever?
76. ### anatomy

In the body, lever systems involve the interaction of __1__, which provide the force, and __2__, which provide the lever arms. The force is exerted where __3__. The site at which movement occurs in each case is the intervening __4__, which acts as a fulcrum. 1. muscles? 2. ...
77. ### Physical science

A simple lever is used to lift a heavy load. When a 58-N force pushes one end of the lever down 1.1 m the load rises 0.14 m. How much work is done by the 58-N force? What is the gain in potential energy of the load? How does the work done compare to the increased potential ...
78. ### physics

A 30.0-kg child sits on one end of a long uniform beam having a mass of 20.0 kg, and a 43.0-kg child sits on the other end. The beam balances when a fulcrum is placed below the beam a distance of 1.10 m from the 30.0-kg child. How long is the beam?
79. ### Math

How many meters from the fulcrum to the applied force would allow a 100 newton weight to be lifted using only 10 newton of force?
80. ### P.E

Dominique is helping her friend Kaley learn to do a handstand on the gymnastics mat. To help her friend master this skill, Dominique helps her maintain her balance. Over Kaley’s base of support, Dominique needs to guide her A.Center of gravity B.fulcrum C.primary lever D....
81. ### P.E

Dominique is helping her friend Kaley learn to do a handstand on the gymnastics mat. To help her friend master this skill, Dominique helps her maintain her balance. Over Kaley’s base of support, Dominique needs to guide her A.Center of gravity B.fulcrum C.primary lever D....
82. ### Science

How far should you push the long end of a lever to make the short end move 17cm?
83. ### Physics

A viaduct is being re-levelled by using a jackscrew with a pitch of 5mm. The mass of the top slab of the viaduct is 20 tonnes (20000kg) and its length is 40m. The lever arm used to turn the jackscrew is 60 cm long. Calculate the effort force to be applied to the end of the ...
84. ### Physics

A viaduct is being re-levelled by using a jackscrew with a pitch of 5mm. The mass of the top slab of the viaduct is 20 tonnes (20000kg) and its length is 40m. The lever arm used to turn the jackscrew is 60 cm long. Calculate the effort force to be applied to the end of the ...
85. ### physics

A viaduct is being re-levelled by using a jackscrew with a pitch of 5mm. The mass of the top slab of the viaduct is 20 tonnes (20000kg) and its length is 40m. The lever arm used to turn the jackscrew is 60 cm long. Calculate the effort force to be applied to the end of the ...
86. ### science

A viaduct is being re-levelled by using a jackscrew with a pitch of 5mm. The mass of the top slab of the viaduct is 20 tonnes (20000kg) and its length is 40m. The lever arm used to turn the jackscrew is 60 cm long. Calculate the effort force to be applied to the end of the ...
87. ### Math (for Damon)

Nathan and Steven stacked boxes on a shelf. Nathan lifted 13 boxes and Steven lifted 15 boxes. The boxes that Nathan lifted each weighed 12 lb more than the boxes Steven lifted. Which expression represents the total number of pounds Nathan lifted? Let s represent the weight of...
88. ### physics

A fulcrum is placed under the center of a uniform 4.00m long, 3.00kg board. Child A has a mass of 42 kg. This child sits on the left end of the board; Child B has a mass of 26kg. Child B sits on the right end of the board. Where should child C (mass 21 kg) sit in order to have...
89. ### physics

A uniform, horizontal beam is 5.00m long and has a weight of 200N. The beam is hinged at one end to a wall. A 600N weight is attached to the order end of the beam. The beam is supported by cable at the end opposite the wall. The cable attaches to the wall directly above the ...
90. ### math

Nathan and Steven stacked boxes on a shelf. Nathan lifted 13 boxes and Steven lifted 15 boxes. The boxes that Nathan lifted each weighed 12 lb more than the boxes Steven lifted. Which expression represents the total number of pounds Nathan lifted? Let s represent the weight of...
91. ### Mathematics

Nathan and Steven stacked boxes on a shelf. Nathan lifted 13 boxes and Steven lifted 15 boxes. The boxes that Nathan lifted each weighed 12 lb more than the boxes Steven lifted. Which expression represents the total number of pounds Nathan lifted? Let s represent the weight of...
92. ### Physics

A uniform bar length of 2.0m and weight 1000 N has its center of gravity at its center. The bar is pivoted 0.5m from the right, and supports a weight of 200N on the opposite end (left end). What is the weight needed at right end of the bar to balance the bar?
93. ### physics

A <69.0> kg construction worker is standing on an 18.0 kg plank. The plank is <12.50> m long and it is suspended by vertical cables at each end. If the worker stands 2.80 from the right end of the plank, what is the tension in right cable? Give your answer in ...
94. ### math

1. Two children balance a see-saw in horizontal equilibrium. One weighs 80 lb. and the other weighs 60 lb. and is sitting 4ft. from the fulcrum. Find the force the fulcrum applies to the beam and the distance to the fulcrum to the 80 lb. child. (Neglect the mass of the see-saw)
95. ### math

1. Two children balance a see-saw in horizontal equilibrium. One weighs 80 lb. and the other weighs 60 lb. and is sitting 4ft. from the fulcrum. Find the force the fulcrum applies to the beam and the distance to the fulcrum to the 80 lb. child. (Neglect the mass of the see-saw)
96. ### math

1. Two children balance a see-saw in horizontal equilibrium. One weighs 80 lb. and the other weighs 60 lb. and is sitting 4ft. from the fulcrum. Find the force the fulcrum applies to the beam and the distance to the fulcrum to the 80 lb. child. (Neglect the mass of the see-saw)
97. ### English

1. He has lifted weighs on the stage. 2. He has lifted weight on the stage. 3. He has lifted a weight on the stage. 4. He is lifting weights on the stage. 5. He is lifting weight on the stage. 6. He is lifting a weight on the stage. (Which one is correct?)
98. ### Physics

A construction worker attempts to lift a uniform beam off the floor and raise it to a vertical position. The beam is 2.50m long and weighs 500N. At a certain instant the worker holds the beam momentarily at rest with one end at distance d=1.50m above the floor by exerting a ...
99. ### physics

A construction worker attempts to lift a uniform beam off the floor and raise it to a vertical position. The beam is 2.50m long and weighs 500N. At a certain instant the worker holds the beam momentarily at rest with one end at distance d=1.50m above the floor by exerting a ...
100. ### physics

A girl of weight 500 N sits 3m from the fulcrum. how far away is the fulcrum on the other side should a force of 600  N be applied to balance the girl