pls help with this physics question on moments !!

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This question is impossible I stg but here:

'In the context of the lever, Archimedes is recorded as saying - 'Give me a long enough lever and I will move the Earth.'

(1) Explain in terms of the principle of moments the point Archimedes was making.

(2) Comment on how practical Archimedes' suggestion really is.
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Which part are you struggling with?
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Which part are you struggling with?
the only part I got an answer to was what the principle of moments was. After that I was lost :/
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the only part I got an answer to was what the principle of moments was. After that I was lost :/
Well what does the principle of moments state?
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Well what does the principle of moments state?
for a system in equilibrium, the sum of clockwise moments is equal to the sum of anticlockwise moments
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(Original post by 17hcooper)
This question is impossible I stg but here:

'In the context of the lever, Archimedes is recorded as saying - 'Give me a long enough lever and I will move the Earth.'

(1) Explain in terms of the principle of moments the point Archimedes was making.

(2) Comment on how practical Archimedes' suggestion really is.
Do you still need help on (2)?
You can have a look at this link for some clues.
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