Good day to you all.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am building a wall that weighs 3230 pounds. It is being supported at two points on the extreme top and bottom of the wall. As I jack the wall up on one side, to lift it into position, I am assuming I am now lifting 1615 lbs because the house is holding the other side of the wall. As I lift the wall to 10 degrees above the horizontal I am trying to determine the forces acting on the jack end and the house end of the wall. I have no problems using right triangle trig to solve this vector problem but I need help with some basic info about how to do it.

If anyone can help me I would appreciate it.

Sincerely,

Solar Dave

Ferndale WA

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# A simple weight distribution problem

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?

Draft saved
Draft deleted

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**