Solution: How much closer must the fulcrum be to the stone then to his hand?
(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)
Problem Statement: EE Board October 1993
A man can exert a maximum pull of 1000 N but wishes to lift a new stone door for his cave weighing 20,000 N. If he uses a lever, how much closer must the fulcrum be to the stone then to his hand?
A. 10 times nearer
B. 20 times farther
C. 10 times farther
D. 20 times nearer
The fulcrum must be
20 times nearer to the stone then to his hand.
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