Question
A horizontal uniform meter stick supported at the 50-cm mark has a mass of 0.50 kg hanging from it
at the 20-cm mark and a 0.30 kg mass hanging from it at the 60-cm mark. Determine the position on
the meter stick at which one would hang a third mass of 0.60 kg to keep the meter stick balanced.
a. 74 cm
b. 70 cm
c. 65 cm
d. 86 cm
e. 62 cm

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A horizontal uniform meter stick supported at the 50-cm mark has a mass of 0.50 kg hanging from it at the 20-cm mark and a 0.30 kg mass hanging from it at the 60-cm mark. Determine the position on the meter stick at which one would hang a third mass of 0.60 kg to keep the meter stick balanced. a. 74 cm b. 70 cm c. 65 cm d. 86 cm e. 62 cm

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