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## Class 11 Physics (India)

### Unit 11: Lesson 4

Torque and equilibrium

# Equilibrium and applied force

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## Problem

A uniform meter stick with equally spaced tick marks has a fulcrum at its center, and a downward force F is applied to the meter stick at the position shown. Another downward \downarrow force of 4, F is then applied to the meter stick.
At which position should the downward force 4, F be applied to keep the meter stick in equilibrium?