Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 2 - Think and Solve: 28

Answer

400 N on one scale, 800 N on the other.

Work Step by Step

Let x be the smaller reading. $$2 x + x - 1200 N = 0$$ $$3 x = 1200 N$$ $$x = 400 N$$
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