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P08-03b: Balanced Torques

P08-03b: Balanced Torques

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Linking mechanical equilibrium, levers, and torque.  

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ASSIGNMENT

There are two videos in this lesson, so watch both and ask any questions below.  Also helpful is this INTERACTIVE FIGURE.  Here, too is a SCREENCAST on balanced torques with a seesaw, and here's another SCREENCAST showing a plank.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.