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Torque Beams
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Refer to the following information for the next three questions.
Complete the data for the three seesaws in equilibrium.
Refer to the following information for the next two questions.
The broom balances at its center of gravity.
If you cut the broom in half at the center of gravity and weigh each part of the broom, which end would weigh more?
Explain why each end has or does not have the same weight? (Hint: Compare this to one of the seesaw systems above.)
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