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 A lever 2013-11-09 From Durgesh:A farmer uses a 2 m long lever to lift large rocks from the ground of his field . He places a fulcrum 20cm from the rock end of the lever and then stands on the other end, levering out the rock. If the farmer weighs 100 kg , what is the heaviest mass of the ro ck that he can lift using this method? (how to solve)Answered by Penny Nom. Weighing a 1000 lb cylinder on a 500 lb scale 2010-05-28 From Jerry:I am trying to weigh a large possibly 1000 lb cylinder on a 500 lb scale, is this possible? If so what is the actual formula to figure out the correct weight? I am told it is possible with the fulcrum method but have not been able to find a formula. Thanks JerryAnswered by Robert Dawson. The position of the fulcrum 2009-05-23 From jim:I think I need a formula. I need to know how far an object will be lifted. A beam is 246 inches long on one side of the fulcrum, and 41 inches on the other side, if I push down 36 inches on the long side of the beam, how much will the short side move up?Answered by Stephen La Rocque. Balancing on a fulcrum (net torque and equilbrium) 2008-01-15 From Eric:If I have a 4" bar that has no weight value with a 275lb. weight on one side and a 125lb. weight on the other side what would be the folcrum point? Please keep the answer very simple. Also is there a fixed equation to figure folcrum points? Is there an equation for if the 4" bar had a weight value?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.

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