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1. A metre stick has its centre of mass at the 50cm
50cm
mark, and weighs 0.92N. A 2.00N weight is stuck to the 10cm mark with massless glue. About which point will the ruler balance?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!!
2. (Original post by evie37)
A metre stick has its centre of mass at the 50cm
50cm
mark, and weighs 0.92N. A 2.00N weight is stuck to the 10cm mark with massless glue. About which point will the ruler balance?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!!
What does your diagram look like?
3. A diagram wasn't given - so I've just drawn a straight line and labelled the downward forced at the corresponding points
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4. Try taking moments about the balancing point, with the ruler in rotational equilibrium.

You will need to use distances involving x when calculating your moments though. Then you can solve for x.

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