1J10.25 - Weight of a Meter Stick / Torque Method
We have already determined that the mass of our meter stick is 160 g. Hang a 160 g mass on one end of the meter stick. Balancing this unit on the fulcrum should find an equilibrium point at 25 cm from the end that the mass is hanging on.
- Syed Ziauddin, "Determination of the Mass of a Ruler Without a Conventional Balance", TPT, Vol. 11, # 7, Oct. 1973, p. 427.
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