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Painter on a Scaffold - Don't Fall Off!!

Example: What is the closest to the end of a 93 g uniform meterstick you can place a 200.0 g object and have the system stay balanced? The meterstick is supported at the 20.0 cm and 80.0 cm marks. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 Topic.

Content Times:
0:03 A scaffold
0:33 The problem
1:28 Free body diagram
2:06 Net torque
3:34 Force Normal demo
4:28 Solving the problem
6:17 Testing our answer

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