Asked Mar 5, 2019

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 right-hand scale? Express your answer to two significant figures and include the units. 


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The expression for the reading on right hand scale at equilibrium,

Step 2

Substitute va...


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