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Homework Help: Direction of reaction of a support

  1. Oct 19, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    why the recation of the force is acted to the right ? why not to the left ? how to determine it ?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Oct 19, 2015 #2


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    You give little information. Is the short member in tension or compression?
  4. Oct 19, 2015 #3
    This is my notes. I have no idea. Can you explain when the reaction is acted to the left ? Or when is tge reaction acted to the right? Compreession or tension?
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