Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Think and Solve: 48

Answer

1. Input force multiplied by input distance equals output force multiplied by output distance. $$ (100 N)(0.1 m) = (F_{out})(0.01 m)$$ $$F_{out} = 1000 N$$ The output force can be as large as 1,000 N in an ideal situation.
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