Answer to Question #20402 in Mechanics | Relativity for Ren
a 65-kg painter paints a side of a house while standing on a 5.5kg long board which rests on a scaffold as shown in the figure at the right. if the board has a mass of 20 kg, how close to the end can the painter stand without tipping the board over? The figure is like this: theres a long board which is 5.5 long, and for both ends, there are 1.0 m marking, meaning, a half of the board is 2.75 m long..... Whats the answer to the question? Is it 2.75 m?