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a uniform bridge 20 m long and weighing 400,000 N is supported by two pillars located 3 m from each end. if a 19,600 N car is parked 8 m from one end of the bridge, hoe much force does each pilliar exert?

i was thinking about using something like (W1)(d1) = (W2)(d2) that we used early for a seesaw problem. also if the sum of forces could be added up to equal zero and place it in equilibrium.

thanks for any help

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# Homework Help: Force on a bridge help

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