Problem: Two objects of masses 28 kg and 21 kg are hung from the ends of a stick that is 70 cm long and has marks every 10 cm, as shown. If the mass of the stick is negligible, at which of the points indicated should a cord be attached if the stick is to remain horizontal when suspended from the cord? 1. B 2. D 3. G 4. F 5. C

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Two objects of masses 28 kg and 21 kg are hung from the ends of a stick that is 70 cm long and has marks every 10 cm, as shown.

If the mass of the stick is negligible, at which of the points indicated should a cord be attached if the stick is to remain horizontal when suspended from the cord?

1. B

2. D

3. G

4. F

5. C

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