So there's a stick with a mass M and a length of L. It's resting in contact with a bowling ball and a rough floor (no friction b/w the ball and the stick, but there is friction b/w the objects and the floor). The balling ball has a diameter of D and the angle the stick makes with the horizontal is theta. So how would you find the horizontal and vertical components of the force exerted by the floor on the stick?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I don't know how to even approach this problem :(

It probably has something to do with torque and the overall torque equalling 0. But I don't know what the different torques that have to add up to 0 are... [I was able to find the distance b/w the floor and the contact point b/w the ball and stick though (the height)]

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# Homework Help: Bowling ball and a stick

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