(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A door 2.30 m high and 1.30m wide, has a mass of 13.0 kg. A hinge 0.40 m from the top and another hinge 0.40 m from the bottom each support half the door's weight. Assume that the center of gravity is at the geometrical center of the door, and determine the horizontal and vertical force components exerted by each hinge on the door.

2. Relevant equations

[tex] F_{net} = 0[/tex]

[tex]\tau_{net} =0 [/tex]

[tex]\tau = Fd\sin(\theta)[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

I stared at the problem for a long while but I don't even know how I should get started on this. Any hints would be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Forces on Hinges

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