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What is the weight of the load?

A lever is used to lift a load.A person pushes one end of the lever down a distance of 1.2m with a force 90N.The other end rises 0.2m.What is the weight of the load?(assume that the lever is 100%efficient)
Question asked by: milena

Asked on: 22 Sep 2010

2*x = 90*1.2
x = 90*1.2/2 = 54.
Hence, the weight of the load is 54N or 5.5 Kgwt.

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Replied at: 27 Sep 2010
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