Problem 14.1: Hydraulic lift
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The animation shows a model of a hydraulic lift. The gray areas are circular lids on top of the yellow fluid inside the lift (position is given in centimeters). Restart
- What force is required on the left side to support the 40-kg mass?
- If the mass is lifted up 1 cm, how far down does the fluid on the left need to be pushed?
Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.