Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Think and Explain: 64

Answer

Nothing changes.

Work Step by Step

The lever arm is the same whether a person stands, sits, or hangs from the same point on a seesaw. The person’s weight is also the same, so the torque she exerts, and the net torque, remain the same.
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