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Science Weigh Puzzle

Science Weigh Puzzle - 24 April

You balance a broom horizontally on your finger such that your finger is present on the center of the gravity of the broom (precisely). You mark the spot and cut the broom into two halves. You are left with two pieces - one long piece with the handle and one short piece with bristles and a portion of handle.

If you weigh both the pieces now, what will happen?
a) The longer piece weighs more.
b) The shorter piece weighs more.
c) Both pieces weighs equal.

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  1. By law of simple balance,
    d1*w1=d2*w2. d=distance from center
    Longer piece will weigh less.