Seesaw vs Beam balance

Why is a seesaw always tilted to one side, while an empty beam balance is always balanced horizontally?

A. The center of mass of a seesaw is slightly above the hinge point, while that of a beam balance is slightly below the hinge point.

B. The center of mass of a seesaw is slightly below the hinge point, while that of a beam balance is slightly above the hinge point.

×

Problem Loading...

Note Loading...

Set Loading...